Nation Current Affairs 18 Aug 2017 Just talks, no sale ...

Just talks, no sale of BrahMos cruise missiles to Vietnam: MEA

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Aug 18, 2017, 6:28 pm IST
Updated Aug 18, 2017, 6:37 pm IST
Earlier, Vietnam Foreign Ministry said the country was persistent in pursuing the national defence policy of peace and self-defence.
Terming it as a normal defence practice, Vietnam Foreign Ministry maintained that the procurement of defence equipment was consistent with the policy of peace and self-defence.  (Photo: PTI/File)
 Terming it as a normal defence practice, Vietnam Foreign Ministry maintained that the procurement of defence equipment was consistent with the policy of peace and self-defence.  (Photo: PTI/File)

New Delhi: India on Friday refuted reports that Vietnam had acquired BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles from India. 

Addressing the weekly MEA briefing, spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, “Vietnam has clarified that their spokesperson did not confirm the sale but had just talked about defence and strategic relations.”

 

Earlier, Vietnam Foreign Ministry said the country was persistent in pursuing the national defence policy of peace and self-defence.

Terming it as a normal defence practice, Vietnam Foreign Ministry maintained that the procurement of defence equipment was consistent with the policy of peace and self-defence. 

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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