New Delhi: India and Nigeria on Tuesday pledged to deepen their cooperation against terrorism, extremism and piracy and to strengthen trade.
Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar had talks with his Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeema during which the pledge was made.
The two countries’ foreign ministers discussed India-Nigeria bilateral relations in detail during the video conference.
A joint statement issued at the end of this interview indicated that during this period, political, economic and trade debates, defense, development aid and cultural cooperation were widely debated.
Accordingly, the two sides recalled their extensive cooperation in the field of defense training and capacity building. The two sides welcomed its expansion into new areas such as cooperation in defense equipment, medical and maintenance services, sharing of research and development skills to fight terrorism and extremism and the regular exchange of information. is.