Indo-Japan defence ties 'dangerous' for Asia: Chinese expert - The Economic Times
There has been a lot of speculation about India-Japan strategic partnership to hedge China, says Rup Narayan Das. | India-Japan relations. TOKYO -- The governments of Japan and China stressed the of Southeast Asian Nations, plus Japan, China, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand. Relations between Tokyo and Beijing had soured over the last. However, such special partnership seems to be fragile, given China's firm economic ties with both, the two's different preferences for strategic.
Indo-Japan partnership aimed at counter balancing China: Chinese daily - The Economic Times
First, the two countries could collaborate in the maritime arena, especially as China flexes its muscles in waters of the region.
China claims the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands. Second, Japan is one of the biggest investors in India. Third, New Delhi and Tokyo can collaborate in other countries and regions given their respective strengths and weaknesses. For example, India and Japan are trying to pool their resources in Sri Lankawhere China has already stolen a march over both of them.
Then there are projects like the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor. Widening Gap Between Promise and Delivery However, in spite of the best efforts by both the sides, the pace of India-Japan relations has remained steady at best.
For example, there has not been much progress in the field of defense cooperation, especially with regards to the sale of aircraft like the US2i, though the Indian private sector firm Mahindra has inked an MoU with the Japanese firm ShinMaywa. In addition, it seems both New Delhi and Tokyo also want to keep their ties with Beijing intact.
On the one hand, Japan has signaled that it is willing to cooperate with China on a case-by-case basis when it comes to the Belt and Road Initiative. On the other hand, when Australia signalled its willingness to join the India-Japan-U. India-Japan defence cooperation, however, has generated a lot interest among the strategic community in the context of rise of China.
The analogy was replicated in a grander scale when a red carpet was rolled out to the Japanese emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Saturday, who was received by Prime Minister Singh as a mark of respect that India attaches to the visit.
Indo-Japan partnership aimed at counter balancing China: Chinese daily
This is the second visit of the Japanese royal couple to India. The visit of Japanese Emperor and Empress to India carries a lot of symbolic significance. Not only that, Abe will be the chief guest at our Republic Day celebration next year.Japan-China Relations: Three Things to Know
This clearly reflects the strategic depth of India-Japan relations. Japan is only second country after Russia with which India has the annual summit level meeting. The number of dialogue mechanisms between the two countries and the frequency of their meeting also indicate the close strategic cooperation between the two countries. Besides the annual summit level meeting between the two prime ministers, the defence ministers of the two countries also meet annually to discuss security and strategic issues.
Indo-Japan defence ties 'dangerous' for Asia: Chinese expert
The two countries also have a slew of mechanisms for official level dialogue such as the foreign office consultation, comprehensive security dialogue, and strategic dialogue, the annual bilateral dialogue on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament.
Considering the strategic significance of maritime security, the two countries also have an institutional mechanism for maritime dialogue.
Besides there is India-Japan-US trilateral dialogue, which has met for the fifth time after it was constituted in There is also a 1. While the Japanese people still fondly remember the dissenting judgment of Justice Radha Binod Pal in the International Military Tribunal for the Far East after the Second World War, in recent years India-Japan relations have acquired rich economic content and strategic intents.