10 Mar '18, 10am

India, France security accord has China in mind

NEW DELHI: China's mighty strategic shadow hangs over an accord signed by India and France on Saturday (Mar 10) aimed at stepping up military cooperation in the Indian Ocean. Under the deal signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron, each country will open its naval bases to warships from the other. China's territorial ambitions in the South China Sea already worry world powers. And its move into the vast Indian Ocean - stretching from the Suez Canal to the Malacca Strait - has heightened that concern. Modi and Macron are particularly anxious as China extended its military presence by opening a naval base in the eastern African nation of Djibouti last year. Beijing is also building up its trading network - the so-called One Belt One Road initiative - which involves many of the Asian and African nations that line the Indian Ocean. It has built a po...

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