ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
International relations

India and Vietnam to strengthen defense ties against assertive China

President Tran's visit to New Delhi seen to boost strategic relationship

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- Defense and maritime security cooperation are expected to top the agenda during Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang's three-day visit to India this week, as both countries strengthen their partnership to ward off China's growing influence.

Tran will land in India on Friday, the start of his visit, and is scheduled to hold a summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will also meet with other members of the government.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more