India, Sweden coop on terrorism

parrikarDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Defence Minister of Sweden Peter Hultqvist exchanged views on rising scourge of terrorism and agreed to cooperate in this regard. Peter is on an official visit to India from June 9 to 12. His visit has been scheduled soon after the recently concluded visit of the President Pranab Mukherjee to Sweden when both sides concluded 24 MoUs for cooperation in various fields.
Hultqvist and Parrikar discussed issues of mutual interests concerning bilateral defence cooperation and regional security scenario. The issue of participation of Swedish firms in defence manufacturing in India under the ‘Make-in-India’ initiative was also discussed by both sides. They also agreed to continue to explore opportunities for enhancing cooperation between defence establishments of both sides in mutually agreed areas.
Medaram Jathara

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