India And Israel Will Sign A Special Security Agreement

India and Israel are due to sign a “special security statement” during Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s visit to India, which begins on Thursday, to commemorate 30 years of security and diplomatic cooperation.

On Thursday, Gantz will inspect the Tri-Service Guard of Honour on the South Block lawns in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Bilateral talks will take place between the two leaders. During the tour, the Israeli Defense Minister will also meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

According to Israeli media accounts, the’special security proclamation’ will be mostly ceremonial.

Gantz’s trip to India was originally scheduled for late March, but it was postponed due to a slew of fatal terror acts in Israel.

Naftali Bennett, Israel’s prime minister, had planned a trip to India in March but had to cancel it after getting Covid-19. The new date has not yet been set.

In 1992, India and Israel established formal diplomatic ties.

Defence, economic, and diplomatic connections between the two nations have improved in recent years, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting Israel for the first time in 2017.

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