07 February, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the event and agreements signed; about CCIT
News: The first India- Africa Defence Ministers conclave was recently held at the ongoing Defexpo in Lucknow (UP).
About the event
The dialogue was attended by 12 Defence Ministers and 38 countries were represented at the conclave.
Cooperation agreements signed
India and several African countries pledged to deepen cooperation to combat the growing threat of terrorism and preserve maritime security by sharing information, intelligence and surveillance.
Lucknow declaration adopted
What does it propose?
Countries sceptical about it
Source: The Hindu
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