US Warns India Against Russian Missile Deal

The United States has threatened India against signing S-400 Triumf Missile Deal with Russia ahead of US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s visit to India. It will be the first high-level visit from Trump Administration after Narendra Modi consecutively took charge of the office.

A senior State Department official has said that the United States is urging all their allies including India not to go ahead with purchasing S-400 Triumf Missile from Russia. They also said that during the visit Mike Pompeo will be encouraging India to look for alternatives as the deal with Russia could trigger Countering America Adversaries through Sanctions act (CAATSA).

Mike Pompeo will visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar who the official described as a visionary behind the expansion of US- India trade relations in recent times.

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