Russia, India to sign S-400 missile deal this week

Russian S-400 Triumph medium-range and long-range surface-to-air missile systems

India Quietly Approves S-400 Deal Ahead of Modi-Putin Summit

As of October 1, however, the Indian government has not publicly confirmed that the CCS approved the $5.5 billion acquisition.

Putin will discuss military cooperation with India when he visits the country this week, the Kremlin said on Monday, without specifying whether the possible sale of S-400 surface-to-air missiles was on the agenda.

Earlier in September, United States President Donal Trump had signed an executive order which enabled the U.S. to slap tough sanctions on nations and foreign entities and individuals who would be found violating the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).

Both sides have nearly concluded negotiations on the Rs 40,000 crore deal under which Russian Federation will supply a batch of the missile system to India. We let him go.

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It speaks of Israel as the historic homeland of the Jews and says they have a "unique" right to self-determination there. Palestinian group Hamas said the strike aims to highlight discrimination against the Palestinians living inside Israel.

In response, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the USA was terminating the Treaty of Amity with Iran - a 1955 agreement to improve economic relations between the two countries.

India has signaled it will ask Washington for a special waiver from sanctions, though a US official last week said there is no guarantee it would do so.

India wants to procure the long-range missile systems to tighten its air defence mechanism, particularly along the almost 4,000-km-long Sino-India border.

The United States is also concerned about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey's decision to buy the Russian missile system, seeing it as incompatible with the alliance systems. The missile system, manufactured by Almaz-Antey, has been in service in Russian Federation since 2007. Faced with public discontent, President Vladimir Putin proposed several measures - that were adopted by the State Duma - to soften the pension reform, including lowering the pension age hike for women to 60.

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OPEC and its non-cartel partners - including Russian Federation - agreed at the end of June to increase production after a previous agreement at the end of 2016 had limited supply to support prices.

Besides holding talks with PM Modi, the Russian premier will also have a meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind as well as other official engagements, according to the Ministry of External Affairs.

The last annual summit was held on 1 June, 2017, during the visit of the prime minister to Russian Federation. "This would be completely normal to ensure the efficient functioning of energy companies and the investment process", the Russian leader told an energy forum in Moscow.

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