India and China signed the first-ever internal security cooperation agreement
- India and China during October 2018 achieved important breakthrough in bilateral relations.
- Both nations signed their first ever
internal security cooperation agreement, ensuring support to each other in
dealing with problems of terrorism, human trafficking, smuggling of drugs and
- The historic agreement was signed in New Delhi during a
high-level meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and China’s
minister for public security, Zhao Kezhi.
- In the absence of an extradition treaty with China, the two
countries have not exchanged each other’s sentenced prisoners, but this pact
may change that.
- There are at least 10 Indians in Chinese prisons and an equal
number of Chinese citizens in Indian prisons.