Japan and India will hold 2-Plus-2 talks on Thursday.

Policy

Tokyo, Sept. 6 (Jiji Press)–Japan and India will hold two-plus-two talks on security between their foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo on Thursday, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa said on Tuesday. Hayashi.

The ministers will discuss ways to promote the Indo-Pacific Free and Open Initiative and expand Japan-India defense cooperation at the second such meeting between the two countries. The first two plus two talks between Japan and India were held in November 2019.

At the next meeting, the participants are also expected to confirm that cooperation under the Quad involving Japan, India, the United States and Australia will be strengthened.

The in-person meeting will be attended by Hayashi and Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada of Japan, as well as External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh of India.

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