09 January, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: India and its neighborhood - relations.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the exercise; Gwadar and Chabahar ports; China incursions in India’s neighborhood and its implications
News: Navies of China and Pakistan, holding nine-day exercises in the Arabian Sea to enhance their all-weather strategic partnership, have for the first-time deployed submarines, providing a rare major exposure to the Chinese navy in the region.
About Pakistan-China Joint maritime exercise
About Gwadar port
Strategic importance of Arabian Sea for India
Source: Indian Express
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