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Chiefs of Air Force, Army's eastern commands discuss security

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The chiefs of the and the Army's eastern commands have held a meeting to discuss the security situation prevailing in the eastern theatre, an said Monday.

Air Marshal R D Mathur, in Chief, Eastern Air Command, and M M Naravane, General-Officer-Commanding-in-Chief of discussed ways to enhance synergy between the two forces for conducting integrated joint operations in the command theatre.

They also "deliberated upon deepening joint training and logistics in the eastern theatre as part of this process" during the meeting on Saturday at Fort William, the Army's headquarter, the said.

"Such interactions are important from the point of view of total synergy in all future operations," he said.

Troops of and were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Doklam from June 16, 2017, after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed tri-junction by the

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 20:59 IST