India and Vietnam will define the future of Asia: Kurt Campbell

Japan to host next Quad summit in 2022, U.S. Indo-Pacific coordinator says

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Kurt Campbell, the U.S. National Security Council Indo-Pacific coordinator speaks at the United States Institute of Peace on Nov. 19. (Screenshot)KEN MORIYASU, Nikkei Asia chief desk editorNovember 20, 2021 03:20 JST

NEW YORK — U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration views India and Vietnam as key countries to strengthen relations with, his Indo-Pacific point man said Friday.

India will be a key fulcrum player on the global stage in the 21st century, and successive American administrations have been united in that assessment, said Kurt Campbell, the National Security Council’s coordinator for the Indo-Pacific, at an event hosted by the Washington-based United States Institute of Peace.

“I’m very bullish about the future with India. I think we all recognize that the critical, crucial member in the Quad is India,” Campbell said, referring to the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue among the U.S., Japan, India and Australia.

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Vietnam hails burgeoning defense ties with India

By Khanh Lynh   August 18, 2017 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam hails burgeoning defense ties with India

BrahMos supersonic missiles in India. Photo by Reuters

 

The purchase of defense equipment ‘is in line with Vietnam’s peaceful national defense policies.’

Vietnam is developing defense cooperation with India to allow the country to pursue its defense policies, foreign ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said at a press briefing on Thursday.

She was responding to an inquiry about Vietnam’s purchase of a batch of short-range ramjet supersonic cruise missiles from India. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam hails burgeoning defense ties with India”

On A Move That Will Anger China, Vietnam Says Yes, India Denies

On A Move That Will Anger China, Vietnam Says Yes, India Denies

BrahMos missiles were co-developed by Russia’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia and India’s DRDO.

Highlights

  1. India-China in military stand-off for over 2 months at Sikkim border
  2. Vietnam indicates it has got BrahMos missile from India
  3. Missile signals Vietnam’s defending its claim to disputed South China Sea

New Delhi: For the first time ever, the government of Vietnam today confirmed – albeit carefully – that it has acquired BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles from India. At a time when Delhi and China are locked in their worst military confrontation in decades, sources in the Defence Ministry denied selling the missile systems to Vietnam, though they did not want to comment on record. Tiếp tục đọc “On A Move That Will Anger China, Vietnam Says Yes, India Denies”

Thủ tướng Ấn Độ sắp thăm VN chốt nhiều hợp đồng vũ khí

VNY – Aug 9, 2016

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