Rajnath Singh speaks with Defence Minister of Republic of Korea

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Rajnath Singh on July 10, 2020, spoke over telephone with Minister of National Defence of Republic of Korea (RoK) Jeong Kyeong-Doo.

The two Defence Ministers had discussions on issues pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Rajnath Singh informed JeongKyeong-Doo on India’s contribution to international efforts against COVID-19 and discussed areas of mutual cooperation in the global fight against the pandemic. The Ministers agreed to work together to deal with the complex challenges posed by this pandemic.

During the telephonic conversation, the Ministers reviewed the progress on various bilateral defence cooperation initiatives and expressed commitment to further promote defence cooperation engagements between the Armed Forces. It was also agreed to take forward the agreements in the field of defence industry and defence technology cooperation between the two countries.

Views on the regional developments of shared security interests were also shared during the telephonic call.

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