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India, Maldives agree to take on terrorism, radicalisation

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  • February 22, 2020
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India, Maldives agree to take on terrorism, radicalisation

In news:

Home Minister Amit Shah met his Maldivian counterpart :

  • Discussed bilateral cooperation in the fields of counter-terrorism and counter-radicalisation, among other things.

From Prelims Point of View:

India-Maldives Relation

  • India first to recognize the Maldives after its independence in 1965
  •  India established its mission at Malé in 1972.
  • Maldives archipelago comprising 1200 coral Islands lies next to key shipping lanes which ensure uninterrupted energy supplies to countries like China, Japan, and India.
  • More than 97% of India’s international trade by volume and 75% by value passes through the region. 
  • Maldives member of SAARC
Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 22nd February 2020

Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 22nd February 2020

Source : World Atlas

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