Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with Japanese counterpart

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday held talks with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono on a range of strategic issues, including situation in the Indo-Pacific region and ways to further boost bilateral security cooperation.

The meeting took place ahead of the first edition of defence and foreign ministerial talks between the two countries.

Officials said Singh and Kono deliberated on various key facets of Indo-Japan defence and security cooperation as well as reviewed the evolving security scenario in the Indo-Pacific region.