Naval vessels from 16 countries, including Singapore, arrived in the waters off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands yesterday for a major biennial exercise hosted by the Indian navy.
Indian analysts noted that Exercise Milan, which means coming together in Hindi, is taking place amid growing concern here about an increasing Chinese naval presence in the Indian Ocean.
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