Rajnath, Russian defence minister hold talks on SCO sidelines

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Russian counterpart General Sergei K Shoigu on Friday held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers’ meeting. At the SCO meeting, Shoigu targeted the United States and its allies, emphasising they have severely “eroded the global security architecture,” in a bid to maintain their global dominance and stated that a front is being formed in order to contain China. A statement issued by India said the two ministers discussed wide-ranging issues of bilateral defence cooperation, including military-to-military ties as well as industrial partnership. “They also discussed the...