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First Meeting of India-Australia Joint Steering Committee

India-Australia Joint Steering Committee's first Meeting was held in New Delhi.


  • The meeting was a follow-up to the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in Combating International Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime.
  • This MoU was exchanged between the two sides during the visit of Australian Prime Minister Mr. Malcolm Turnbull to New Delhi in April.
  • Scope for cooperation in counter-terrorism and checking extremism and radicalization besides steps to check illegal financial transactions and counterfeiting and cybercrimes was discussed during the meeting.
  • Human trafficking and people smuggling, combating illegal drug trafficking and sharing information between law enforcement agencies were also the highlighted issues of the meeting.
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