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India & France agree to boost ties for fighting terrorism together



India & France agree to boost ties for fighting terrorism together: Details, Aim, Highlights

India and France have agreed to fight terrorism together, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and India's External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj proclaimed in a joint statement at a meeting on 15th December 2018 in New Delhi.

Sushma Swaraj also informed that Paris and New Delhi are also working together on multiple international forums including Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

French Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian stated, India & France are strengthening cooperation on the Indian Ocean, to fighting terrorism, as we mark ten years since the deadly Mumbai attacks.

Swaraj also informed that the two nations are jointly working on Jaitapur nuclear power project. The two leaders further asserted that France and India have joined hands to deal with climate change.

Both the Ministers also talked about Indo-French bilateral trade relations stating that the two nations agreed that bilateral trade should be increased between India and France. Swaraj also asserted that India wants to have better trade relations with France.


Capital: Paris

Largest City: Paris

Currency: Euro (EUR), CFP Franc (XPF)

Official Language: French

President: Emmanuel Macron

Prime Minister: Édouard Charles Philippe            


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