S-400 deal, Iran oil: India engaging with US, all stakeholders
"We are engaged with the US on this matter and we have shared our position with the US," an MEA official said.
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You'll know soon: Trump on CAATSA sanctions on India-Russia deal
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that India "will soon find out" about his decision on the punitive CAATSA sanctions after India signed a USD 5 billion deal to purchase the much-vaunted S-400 air defence system from Russia. India last week inked a USD 5 billion deal to purchase S-400 Triumf air defence system from Russia. The deal comes under purview of CAATSA sanctions of US, which targets Russia, Iran and North Korea. Under the CAATSA sanctions, only Trump has authority for the presidential waiver to India.
No CAATSA pressure on Indo-Russia def deals; will soon ink pacts on frigates, Kalashnikovs: Envoy
Describing the recently-inked USD 5.4 billion S-400 missile defence system deal as the "largest contract" in the history of Indo-Russia ties, Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev said it was one of the "speediest" agreements to be signed between the two countries and there were no protracted negotiations.
India will soon find out about my decision on CAATSA sanctions: Donald Trump
India has inked a $5 billion deal to purchase S-400 Triumf air defence system from Moscow.
Russia hails India for S-400 missile deal despite US pressure
US President Donald Trump had warned Wednesday that India will find out ``sooner than you think’’ if CAATSA sanctions will apply to India’s $5 billion S-400 deal withRussia during the visit by President Vladimir Putin earlier this month.
CAATSA not intended to damage military capabilities of our allies: US
Stating that the intent to slap sanctions on Russia was to impose costs for its "malign behaviour", the US also made it clear that any waiver will be considered on a transaction-by-transaction basis, adding it cannot prejudge any sanctions decisions.
Deal for frigates & rifles hopefully in next 2-3 months: Russian envoy
Dismissing allegations that CAATSA had led to a delay in signing of a deal on frigates, he said there were certain procedural issues and that the deal would hopefully be signed over the next two-three months.
India's decision on buying oil from Iran, defence system from Russia not helpful: US
"And India will find out. The US govt just reviews that very carefully," State Department spokesperson said.
Top US envoy on Iran to hold talks with India, European nations regarding oil import
In addition to India, Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will be travelling to Europe to further discuss US foreign policy toward Iran.
Experts opine getting presidential waiver on S-400 might not be easy for India
Congressional sources say that both Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed for a presidential CAATSA waiver keeping India in mind. But the final decision will be taken by Trump, who in the last several weeks has been very critical of India's trade and tariff policies.
S-400 maker on US crosshairs for long
The Indian position has been that the S-400 talks with Russia were initiated much before the CAATSA sanctions were announced and that the deal has been done in national interest.
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S-400 a significant transaction with potential CAATSA implications: US
"CAATSA sanctions in this context are not intended to undermine the defense capabilities of any particular country. They are instead aimed at imposing costs upon Russia in response to its malign activities."