Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Wednesday reviewed the security situation, including the test-firing of a missile by Pakistan, at a meeting here with the top security brass, including the National Security Adviser and the three service chiefs.

“The Defence Minister chaired the monthly security meeting, and it was attended by National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon, Army Chief General V.K. Singh, Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma, IAF Chief N.A.K. Browne, and Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma.

“The test-firing of Shaheen missile by Pakistan was also discussed there,” Defence Ministry officials said.

During the meeting, which lasted more than an hour, the Defence Minister was updated on the prevailing security situation in the country along all its frontiers.

This is the second security review this month.

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