The United States is again trying to put India in a fix over the purchase of S-400 missile defence systems from Russia. The United States seems determined to dissuade India from going ahead with the acquisition of S-400 missile defence systems the deal for which was signed in October last year when Russian President Vladimir Putin had come down to New Delhi.
The latest nudge from Washington over the S-400 warns of serious implications on India-US defence ties if New Delhi’s goes ahead with the deal to procure the lethal missile system from Moscow. A PTI report quoted Senior State Department official (South and Central Asian Affairs) Alice G Wells as saying that the US has serious concern over S-400 purchase and in a veiled manner hinted that it may have a direct impact on any high technology cooperation in the future. Read More