India keen on UAE army spectacle to send ‘strategic signal’ to Pakistan

The decision to have an army contingent from UAE parade alongside the Indian armed forces during the Republic Day celebrations is expected to send a “clear strategic signal” to Pakistan of its growing strategic bonding with the Gulf region.

The decision was taken in line with the visit of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is going to be the Chief Guest of the celebrations.

“Such a spectacle will not only show India’s military prowess, but will also send a clear strategic signal to Pakistan and others that India and Gulf are getting increasingly closer,” said a top official.

Move to backfire?

However, it seems that the Centre has fallen in its own trap now. This is because, while India was looking forward to a spectacle of soldiers from Gulf marching shoulder to shoulder with Indian Army soldier, UAE said it will send a contingent of their military paratroopers, much to the Defence Ministry’s concern. Read More…

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