“India will soon find out,” – US sanctions for India’s S-400 deal with Russia

US President, Donald Trump said on Wednesday that India “will soon find out” about his decision regarding the India’s purchase of the S-400 air defence system from. It has been predicted that the US president might impose the CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) sanctions on India.

President Trump amended the CAATSA earlier in the year – only Trump has the authority for the presidential waiver to India on weapons deal with sanctions-hit Russia. India and Russia met last week for their annual summit. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s 22-hour visit to India concluded with various agreements, including the purchase of the S-400.

When asked about India’s purchase, Trump replied “India will soon find out. Aren’t they?”


Source: Times of India

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