The Ministry of Defense of India announced that it will continue joint training by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, the U.S. Navy, and the Royal Australian Navy, aiming to restrain China, which is strengthening cooperation among the four countries and strengthening marine advancement. It seems that.

The Ministry of Defense of India announced on the 2nd that the Maritime Self-Defense Force, the US Navy, and the Royal Australian Navy will participate in the joint maritime training "Malabar" held in November last year.



This joint training was conducted by the United States and India every year, and Japan has joined since 2015, Australia has participated since last year, and the four countries have strengthened cooperation to restrain China, which is strengthening its marine advancement. It seems that there is an aim to do it.



This year's training will be conducted in the western Pacific Ocean from the beginning of this month for more than two months, and the Indian Navy will conduct bilateral training with Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia during this period.



Regarding the series of training, the Ministry of Defense of India emphasizes its significance as "leading to the stability of order in the Indo-Pacific region and the strengthening of cooperation with friendly countries."



The framework of the four countries of Japan, the United States, Australia, and India is called the "quad," and the Biden administration of the United States will hold its first face-to-face summit in this framework in the fall to counter China. We are coordinating with the aim of holding it in Washington.

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