‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China

The Japanese navy has become one of the principal partners of the Indian Navy. Japan was one of the few countries who publicly supported India during the Doklam crisis. INDIA Updated: Jun 29, 2020 00:13 IST Pramit Palchaudhuri Hindustan Times, New Delhi Indian and Japanese warships conducted exercises in the Indian Ocean on Saturday, announced the navies of both the countries. The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force … Continue reading ‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China