France and India partner on weapons tech in blow to Russia
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Paris on May 4. © Reuters
TOGO SHIRAISHI and MOYURU BABA, Nikkei staff writers | India
PARIS/NEW DELHI — France and India have agreed to cooperate on advanced defense technology, a move that could potentially reduce New Delhi’s reliance on Russia for procuring military hardware.