Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with the Minister of Defence of Argentine Republic Jorge Enrique Taiana in New Delhi. Both Ministers discussed the ongoing defence cooperation initiatives, including measures to enhance defence industrial partnership.
The Argentine Defence Minister Jorge Enrique Taiana arrived in New Delhi on July 17, on a four-day visit to India. He was accompanied by Secretary International Affairs, Argentine Ministry of Defence Francisco Cafiero.
The Argentine Minister visited BrahMos Aerospace , Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) facilities and separately interacted with the defence start-ups in an event organised by Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX).
India-Argentina relations were elevated to the level of Strategic Partnership in 2019. An MoU on defence cooperation too has been in force since 2019 while both sides are engaged to conclude further instruments to deepen the engagement. India and Argentina are working closely together to make defence engagements an important facet of their Strategic Partnership.