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India replaces Advanced Light Helicopter at Gan Addu Atoll of Maldives

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

on Saturday replaced an Advanced Light Helicopter at the of Maldives, the said.

A also entered Hitadhoo port of for joint Exclusive Economic Zone patrol with the Maldivian from January 13-17, it tweeted.

"#CoastGuard also carried an Advanced Light Helicopter #CG853 onboard and disembarked it at #as replacement for #CG852," the Coast Guard said.

has given two helicopters to Maldives, one of which has been supplied by the Coast Guard.

Last month, Maldivian had visited during which the two countries resolved to deepen their maritime cooperation.

Last year, during the tenure of the then Abdulla Yameen, relations between India and had deteriorated after he imposed emergency. Following the unease in the ties, had asked India to take back the helicopters.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 22:00 IST