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Lettes: Come clean on terms

With reference to the report, "India and US sign logistics exchange pact to cement defence ties" (August 31), the agreement signed between Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter in Washington DC has been hailed because it aims to make joint operations more efficient by facilitating the provision of logistical support, supplies and services to military ships and aircraft of both the countries. While Parrikar has clarified that there is no provision in the agreement for either party to set up military bases, it is not clear if providing the kind of ...