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US warned India about the negative consequences in case of purchase of Russian air defense systems s-400. It is reported by The Times Of India.
“This event [India’s acquisition of s-400] it is important because it will create obstacles for further cooperation in the sphere of high technologies between the US and India,” said a source in the state Department.
Earlier it was reported that India gets Russian s-400 system due to the fact that a similar weapon has China.
The contract for supply was signed October 5, 2018, during the visit of the Russian leader Vladimir Putin in new Delhi. After that, the President of the United States Donald trump has promised to give a response to a purchase by India of the Russian s-400.
27 September 2018 it was reported that the system is expected to arrive in India within five years. It was stated that the country will purchase five of SAM in the composition of the command post regiment and two divisions of eight launchers each in of 5.43 billion dollars. On the same day, Washington reminded his allies about the threat of sanctions in the framework of the law “On counteraction to opponents of the United States through sanctions” (CAATSA). According to this document, buyers of Russian weapons, Washington could impose unilateral sanctions.
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