India, Myanmar to strengthen cooperation between forces

India and Myanmar have agreed to further strengthen the close cooperation between their security forces as the neighbouring country assured New Delhi that it would not allow its territories to be used for anti-India activities.

New Delhi: India and Myanmar have agreed to further strengthen the close cooperation between their security forces as the neighbouring country assured New Delhi that it would not allow its territories to be used for anti-India activities.
"The issues related to security have been discussed
regularly between India and Myanmar including at the highest
level. During the recent visit of General Than Shwe to India,
both sides agreed to further strengthen the close cooperation
between the security forces of the two countries," External
Affairs Minister S M Krishna said.

He was replying to a question in the Lok Sabha.
Myanmar side also assured that it would not allow its
territories to be used for activities "inimical" to India,
Krishna said, adding both sides also agreed to strengthen
cooperation and efforts along the border to fight insurgency.

PTI

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