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India and Russia deliberate on joint defence production in Central Asia

Following their 2+2 meeting of foreign and defence ministers on December 6, India and Russia exchanged a non-paper on ways to increase engagement that could include joint defence projects in Central Asia through existing Soviet-era defence factories in some of the republics of the region. 

India and Russia exchanged non-papers on increasing bilateral engagement and exploring joint projects in Central Asia, ET has learned. 

The non-paper explores several areas of engagement, including defence since India aims to become a defence exporter. The non-paper proposes joint Indo-Russian defence production in some of the existing Soviet-era defence factories in some of the central Asian countries to meet local and Indian demands. 

The first 2+2 meeting between India and Russia was held on December 6 ahead of the 21st India-Russia summit. The two countries examined cooperation options in Central Asia, the Indian Ocean Region, and ASEAN. 

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