India intends to increase troops in Qatar in the Persian Gulf influence
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According to the U.S. Global Strategic Network on November 15 reported that in recent years attached great importance to the construction of India’s naval forces, recently signed a military cooperation with the Qatar agreement, including military personnel in Qatar India to receive training, as well as the Qatar Investment projects in India’s military-industrial content. With particular reference to the agreement, India will consider necessary troops in Qatar, Qatar to protect against by the Iranian attack.
military observers have pointed out that thousands of years to India with Qatar on the existence of trade, but the two sides of military cooperation has been little touched. India is now vigorously strengthen military relations with Qatar, Qatar and even consider the garrison, took the opportunity to move into the Gulf of intent is clear.
Peninsula as the Persian Gulf countries, Qatar is only 1.5 million people, but here the oil-rich, strategic position is very important, the U.S. military in the Persian Gulf important base for military operations.
India and the Persian Gulf region are far apart, India needs a large number of oil imports from the Persian Gulf, it has been hoping to have some influence in the region. To this end, in addition to Qatar and other Persian Gulf countries to strengthen ties, the Indian naval forces in the domestic money in construction. Currently, India is the only Asian country with an aircraft carrier. (Compass)