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Sitharaman reviews border security situation in Nagaland

 KOHIMA, May 30 - Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today reviewed the security situation at forward posts of Assam Rifles, along the India-Myanmar border, in Mon district of Nagaland.

 Sitharaman, who arrived in Nagaland yesterday on a two-day visit, also interacted with the commanders operating on the ground, a Defence release said.

Accompanied by Lt Gen Gopal R, GOC of Army’s Spear Corps, she assessed the border management operations at the forward posts, it said.

The commanders briefed her about the prevalent conditions under which the Army units function along the international border, the release said.

The Minister, after a comprehensive assessment of the forward posts, expressed satisfaction over the high standards of professionalism and dedication displayed by the units, it said.

Sitharaman also met State Government functionaries, representatives of other security agencies and local community leaders during her visit to the district, it said. – PTI

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