India, Israel eye strong water, agriculture and defense ties – Times of India

New Delhi: Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and his visiting Israeli counterpart so cohen Reviewed the strategic partnership between the two countries with a focus on enhancing cooperation in defence, security, water and agriculture. Cohen, who also met PM Narendra Modi Later in the day, his three-day visit was cut short due to the deteriorating security situation at home israelBombing of the Gaza Strip, in which three Palestinian terrorists were killed.
“The core pillars of our strategic partnership – agriculture, water, defense and security – are driving our relationship forward. Today’s new agreements in water and agriculture underscore the potential to do more. Jaishankar after meeting with Cohen Tweeted, discussed cooperation in high tech, digital and innovation as well as connectivity, mobility tourism, finance and health.
“Noted progress in I2U2 and cooperation in multilateral fora. Exchanged views on our respective regions, Ukraine and the Indo-Pacific. Initiated an agreement in the field of mobility,” he said.
According to a readout from Israel, the two countries witnessed progress in I2U2 and discussed cooperation in security, economy, technology, innovation, connectivity and health.
Cohen also opened the CII India-Israel Business Forum. Three MoUs were signed during the event, marking a new era of collaboration and partnership between the business communities of both the countries.
The two countries also signed a letter of intent to set up two centers of water technology in India.