Politics | A friend in need – India's arms sales to Vietnam make sense

A friend in need – India’s arms sales to Vietnam make sense

The growing relationship between New Delhi and Hanoi is one that offers strategic advantages to both sides. How China reacts remains to be seen.

January 11, 2017 6:06 PM (UTC+8)
An Indian soldier salutes as he rides an Akash air defence system during India's Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2016. Photo: AFP / Roberto SCHMIDT
An Indian soldier salutes as he rides an Akash air defence system during India's Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2016. Photo: AFP / Roberto SCHMIDT