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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the President of Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin at the India-Russia Business Summit, in New Delhi on October 05, 2018. The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is also seen.

India signs up for Russia S-400 missile system amid US threat

NEW DELHI:5/10/18: On Friday a deal was signed for USD 5 billion S-400 air defence system deal, one of the world’s most lethal surface-to-air missiles by, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.The long-range missile systems will bolster India’s air-defence capabilities along the 4,000-km-long India-China border. S-400 is known as Russia’s most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system

.China was the first foreign buyer to seal a government-to-government deal with Russia in 2014 to procure the lethal missile system and Moscow has already started delivery of an undisclosed number of the S-400 missile systems to Beijing. The US has hinted at tough sanctions against any nation that buys advanced military hardware from Russia. Russia has been an important supplier of defence hardware to India for a long time.According to reports, deal for space cooperation has been inked between Russia and India.There will be an Indian monitoring station built near the Russian city of Novosibirsk in Siberia.The bilateral talks which were going on between the two leaders are still continuing

 

 

 

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