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India Expands Strategic Ties and Arms Exports with New Military Attachés

Published on April 11, 2024
Current Context: India announced the appointment of new military attachés in several countries on April 11, 2024. This move is part of India’s broader policy initiative and comes amid renewed geopolitical rivalries.
India Expands Strategic Ties and Arms Exports with New Military Attachés
  • Here are some key points:
    • New Defence Attaché in Djibouti: India is appointing a new defence attaché to Djibouti, a major maritime gateway around the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. Djibouti is considered a prized location for military bases.
    • Rationalisation of Military Officials in Moscow and London: India is planning to rationalise the strength of its teams of military officials in its embassy in Moscow and high commission in London.
    • Expanding Strategic Engagement with Africa: The decision to appoint defence attaches in African countries of Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Ivory Coast is in sync with New Delhi’s priority to expand its strategic engagement with the African continent.
    • Countering China’s Influence in Africa: India’s ties with the African continent have witnessed a major uptick amid China’s persistent efforts to expand its influence in the African countries.
    • Expanding Defence Ties with the Philippines: India is also looking at further expanding defence ties with the Philippines against the backdrop of growing global concerns over China’s increasing military assertiveness in the South China Sea.
    • Appointment of Defence Attaché in Armenia: The decision to appoint a defence attaché in Armenia comes as the country in the Caucasus region shows deep interest in enhancing its defence relations with India.
    • Expanding Defence Ties with Poland: India’s decision to appoint a defence attaché to Poland, a member of the European Union, is also being considered significant.

Question:

Q.1 Which countries in Africa is India appointing defence attaches to, as part of its strategic engagement with the African continent?
a. Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya
b. Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Ivory Coast
c. South Africa, Egypt, and Algeria
d. Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya
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