Burma Times Desk Report: July 20, 2015
India and Burma will strengthen defense cooperation, according to a bilateral announcement made on Thursday.
A joint consultative commission, headed by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Burmese Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin in New Delhi announced the defense assistance programme.
The programme will result in India aiding the Burmese Army and Navy to modernise.
According to reports in international media outlets, India will also aid Burma combat cross border insurgents and ‘terrorists’.