New Delhi: India and Indonesia on Tuesday held their first security dialogue, and agreed on "operation cooperation" in security and counter terrorism.

"India and Indonesia hold the first Security Dialogue, led by NSA Ajit Doval and Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Gen. H. Wiranto," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.

"Both agreed on operational cooperation in security and counter-terrorism fields."

The Indonesian Minister also called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who welcomed the holding of the first meeting of the Security Dialogue between India and Indonesia.

Modi also said that as maritime neighbours, there is a vast scope for cooperation between India and Indonesia on development of Blue Economy as well as in the domain of maritime security.

He also recalled the "successful visit" of President Joko Widodo to India in December 2016, and said that he is looking forward to welcome Widodo in India again later this month, when leaders of ASEAN countries will visit India for the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit and will also be the Chief Guests at the Republic Day celebrations thereafter.

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