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Big Story | In a major boost to bilateral defence and military ties, India - US ink landmark agreement BECA

In this edition of Big Story, Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra finds out what is BECA agreement and how will it help India.

October 28, 2020 / 01:19 PM IST

On October 27, India and the United States signed the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement or BECA during the third round of 2+2 Ministerial dialogue. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at a time India is engaged in a bitter border standoff with China.

So, what is the BECA agreement and how will it help India? Let's find out in this edition of Big Story with Sakshi Batra.

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first published: Oct 27, 2020 10:11 pm