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India and Indonesia to increase  cooperation in defence and counter-terrorism: Vice President of India

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The Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari calling on the President of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 02, 2015.

The Vice President,  Mohd. Hamid Ansari calling on the President of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, in Jakarta, Indonesia

New Delhi. 02 November, 2015. The Vice President of India,  M. Hamid Ansari has said that India and Indonesia are committed to increase bilateral trade and mutual investments as well as expanding cooperation in defence and counter-terrorism through intensification of existing mechanisms. He was addressing a Joint Press Conference with the Vice President of Indonesia, Mr. Jusuf Kalla, in Jakarta, Indonesia .
The Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari and the Vice President of Indonesia, Mr. Jusuf Kalla witnessing the signing of MoUs between India and Indonesia, in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 02, 2015.

The  signing of MoUs between India and Indonesia, in Jakarta, Indonesia

The Vice President of India said that India and Indonesia shared several global and regional issues including climate change, maritime security and freedom of seas.  He said that Indonesia being the largest member of ASEAN, India wants its support to engage with ASEAN member States as part of India’s Act East policy.

The Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari and the Vice President of Indonesia, Mr. Jusuf Kalla addressing a joint press conference, in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 02, 2015.

The two Vice Presidentsaddressing a joint press conference, in Jakarta, Indonesia

Replying to another question, the Vice President said that on the matter of extradition, the concerned agencies of the two countries were working together and that there was full cooperation from the Indonesian side.

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