India, Philippines sign four agreements during President Kovind's visit to Manila
India and Philippines signed four agreements covering marit...
India & the Philippines agree to bolster defence ties; sign 4 agreements during President Kovind's visit
India and the Philippines agreed to ...
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Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations also agreed to work more closely to tackle the growing menace of violent extremism and radicalisation.
Philippines says in talks with China state firm on joint sea exploration
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India, ASEAN leaders agree to boost maritime cooperation
The Indian and ASEAN leaders agreed "to establish a mechanism for greater cooperation in the maritime domain sector", Preeti Saran, secretary in the Indian foreign ministry, said.
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