France's Minister of Defense will visit India to discuss defence issues.

French Prime Minister for the Armed Forces, Sebastien Lecornu will visit India on Sunday to host the Indo-French Annual Defence Dialogue . The French and Indian armed forces have accelerated their efforts toward even greater interoperability in the form of joint air, navy, and army exercises .

New Delhi, India, November 25: According to a statement issued by the French Embassy, French Prime Minister for the Armed Forces, Sebastien Lecornu will visit India on Sunday to host the Indo-French Annual Defence Dialogue and to deepen the strategic links.On his two-day tour to India, November 27-28, French Minister Lecornu will host broad-based talks with his counterpart, Rajnath Singh, covering all aspects of our defence cooperation, including operational defence ties, counter-terrorism, maritime safety in the Indo-Pacific, and trade and technology partnerships in accordance with Indias Aatmanirbhar Bharat policy, the statement says.Minister Lecornu will also speak with Ajit Doval, the Prime Minister's National Security Advisor, for discussions on regional security challenges and our close partnership in combating terrorism.During his visit, the French Minister will tour the National War Memorial in Delhi to pay tribute to India's soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

According to the article, the French and Indian armed forces have accelerated their efforts toward even greater interoperability in the form of joint air, navy, and army exercises, such as IMEX 22 (March), Varuna (March-April) and the recently concluded Garuda (October-November).

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