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Jaitley holds talks with Mauritian Defence Minister

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and Mauritius today held talks on expanding bilateral defence and security cooperation to effectively deal with the threat of

Ways to explore defence ties figured during talks between Defence Minister and his Mauritian counterpart Anerood Jugnauth.

Ties between and Mauritius are on an upswing in a range of areas including trade, defence and security.

has close defence relations with Mauritius, particularly in the area of maritime security.

The Indian Navy has been closely engaged with the National Coast Guard of Mauritius to protect common interests in the Indian Ocean region.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 21:28 IST