India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh (R) and Japan’s defence minister Yasukazu Hamada attend an honour guard ceremony before a Japan-India bilateral meeting in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: via Reuters
India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh (R) and Japan’s defence minister Yasukazu Hamada attend an honour guard ceremony before a Japan-India bilateral meeting in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: via Reuters
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India, Japan discuss China, Russia in 2+2 talks as analysts urge ‘realistic’ relationship

  • Officials holding ‘2+2’ meeting in Tokyo; observers say that while Beijing is a mutual concern, Japan is also worried about India’s links to Moscow
  • Talks are also likely to include Japanese manufacturers shifting from China to India and both nations’ concerns over energy security

India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh (R) and Japan’s defence minister Yasukazu Hamada attend an honour guard ceremony before a Japan-India bilateral meeting in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: via Reuters
India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh (R) and Japan’s defence minister Yasukazu Hamada attend an honour guard ceremony before a Japan-India bilateral meeting in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: via Reuters
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