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Report: India, Afghanistan Agree to Strengthen Security, Defense Ties

india afghanistan flagIndia could expand its involvement in post -9/11 Afghanistan with provisions of military supplies and equipment to the Central Asian country, Defense News reported Thursday.

Vivek Raghuvanshi writes that Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s camp handed over a wish list of weapons during a recent visit to New Delhi.

The report said the requested military hardware includes tanks, artillery, transport aircraft and medium-lift helicopters.

India already has a $2 billion commitment to fund road and infrastructure projects in Kabul.

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