Japan and India ink accord for Nuclear deal in Modi and Abe meeting

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NEW DLEHI: Ushering in a new dawn of relationship, India and Japan today signed high profile agreements, including a historic document on civil nuclear cooperation, an agreement for the high speed train project and creation of a standalone 'India-Japan Make-in-India Fund' of USD 12 billion. The agreements, a result of 10 annual summit meetings so far, were inked today by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe, who is on a three-day visit to India from today. In all, Japan has committed itself for several ambitious infrastructural projects worth more than USD 30 billion as the two leaders concluded their talks with a high degree of satisfaction expressing willingness to work shoulder to shoulder on various sensitive issues like South China Sea controversy, climate change, terrorism and the freedom of navigation and over-flying.(UNI India)