Reuters: Austin on mission to deepen India-U.S. ties, urged to raise Russia deal
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was urged by a senior U.S senator to convey Washington’s opposition to India’s proposed purchase of Russian air defence systems as he headed to New Delhi on Friday for talks aimed at deepening security ties.
Austin is making the first visit by a top member of the Biden administration to Delhi as part of efforts to forge a alliance of countries seeking to push back against China’s assertiveness in the region.
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WNU Editor: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will be staying in India for three days. The topics that will be discussed are …. Afghanistan, China, military deals including India's missile deal with Russia.
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