India on Friday acknowledged Argentina’s interest in the made-in-India Tejas fighter aircraft for the Argentine Air Force.
The talks on Tejas featured during External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar’s twoday official visit to Argentina.
During his meeting with Argentina Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero, EAM Jaishankar reviewed the ongoing cooperation in the strategic sectors of Defence, Nuclear Energy and Space.
Jaishankar and Foriegn Minister Cafiero jointly presided over a Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) between the two countries. During the visit, Jaishankar also called on Argentine President Dr Alberto Fernandez.
“India and Argentina reviewed their ongoing cooperation in the strategic sectors of Defence, Nuclear Energy and Space and reiterated their commitment to work together for mutual benefit,” the Joint statement said. Both said agreed to enhance cooperation in the Defence sector within the framework of the MOU on Defence Cooperation signed in 2019.
The two sides also explored expanding the scope of their partnership through, interalia, and the conclusion of further MOUs/Agreements.