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Rajnath Singh reviews defence ties with Israeli counterpart Lt Gen Benjamin Gantz..


Manish K Singhal

New Delhi, July 24 (HS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday had a telephonic conversation with his Israeli counterpart Lt Gen Benjamin Gantz. Both the Ministers expressed satisfaction at the progress of strategic cooperation between the two countries and discussed possibilities of further strengthening the defence engagements.

During the conversation, they also expressed satisfaction at the ongoing collaboration in research and development in fighting COVID-19 which will not only benefit the two countries but also aid the larger humanitarian cause.

Singh invited greater participation of Israeli defence companies under new liberalised foreign direct investment (FDI) regime in defence manufacturing. The two Ministers exchanged views on regional developments.