Chinese and Japanese national flags flutter on the lamp post in front of the Tian'anmen during the three-day official
30 October, 2018, 04:19
"The two leaders' vision for the Indo-Pacific is based on a rules-based order that respects sovereignty and territorial integrity of nations, ensures freedom of navigation and overflight as well as unimpeded lawful commerce, and seeks peaceful resolution of disputes.without resorting to threat or use of force", said the India-Japan Vision Statement.
The 2+2 Dialogue will be an addition to the existing mechanisms like the Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue, Defence Policy Dialogue, the National Security Advisers' Dialogue, and Staff-level Dialogue.
India is one of the countries that Japan has reached out to form defense partnerships, as Tokyo seeks to expand its military cooperation beyond its traditional alliance with the US amid China's increasingly assertive military presence in the region.
Modi was received by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with a hug on his arrival at the Hotel Mt. Fuji in Yamanashi.
An India-Japan vision statement issued after the summit-level meeting between the two leaders welcomed the swap agreement.
Relations with China are a major issue shared by Modi and Abe, as their cooperation may balance China's growing regional influence and military assertiveness.
PM Modi also lauded the Indian diaspora for introducing Kabbadi and Cricket in Japan where martial art is very popular.
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On the contrary, she has said she fully intends to see out her term, which is supposed to end in 2021, and not seek a fifth term. Merkel's party managed an unimpressive win, narrowly salvaging a majority for its regional governing coalition with the Greens.
Mr Modi said, India had successfully organized FIFA Under- 17 World Cup last year and this year Hockey World Cup 2018 is being organized at Bhubaneswar. "Today India is making tremendous progress in the field of digital infrastructure".
In September a year ago, Abe paid a visit to Ahmedabad in Modi's home state of Gujarat in western India and attended a ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of a new high-speed railway employing Japanese bullet train technology to link the city and Mumbai.
"I have been told that today Japan investors have announced that they will invest 2.5 billion U.S. dollars in India", he said.
China is a strategic and economic rival of India. "I have been told that today Japan investors have announced that they will invest 2.5 billion United States dollars in India", he said at the joint briefing.
Modi said, "India is going through a massive transformative phase today".
The Japanese PM said on Twitter that the opportunity allowed him to talk frankly about India-Japan relations in a relaxed atmosphere.
After the luncheon, they toured a factory in the village of Oshino in the prefecture that produces industrial robots as the Indian leader had expressed strong interest in inspecting a plant that builds Shinkansen bullet train cars during a visit to Japan in 2016.
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A New York City police bomb squad has removed a suspicious package from a Manhattan building associated with Robert DeNiro. CNN has been a repeated target of Trump's attack, with the USA president often labelling the network as "fake news".
"I can think of nothing more American, than to peacefully stand up or take a knee for your rights, anytime, anywhere, any place". O'Rourke, from El Paso, climbed a ladder to speak to the crowd, thanking everyone for showing up and supporting his campaign.
He also expressed anger toward those who he said "failed to take measures that could have prevented this painful incident". State media report that Jordan's King Abdullah II has cancelled a trip to Bahrain to follow the rescue operations.
Asked if he will change his run-up, Pogba replied, "I always try and destabilise the keeper, maybe they know how I take penalties. It is the second time the midfielder has missed a penalty this season after his slow run-up which took 26 steps.
Martial was excellent in the game as he won us a penalty and scored a brilliant goal to give us a 2-0 lead. However, Chris Smalling gave away a needless penalty kick which brought Everton back into the game .
People gather on a corner near the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh where a shooter opened fire Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. Just before taking the stage, Trump again shared his condolences for what he called "the mass murder of Jewish Americans".
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USA stocks tumbled overnight, confirming a correction for the Nasdaq and erasing the Dow and S&P 500's gains for the year. Reacting after hours, Netflix dipped 1.9 percent and Facebook , which reports results on October 30, lost 1.5 percent.
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A gunman opened fire during a baby naming ceremony at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighbourhood. Authorities searched Bowers' apartment Saturday and his vehicle Sunday, Jones said, but he would not comment on what was found.