Media reported about the plans of India to "put pressure" on Russia to supply s-400
Indian authorities are trying to "put pressure" on Moscow to accelerate deliveries of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 due to the deterioration of relations with China, sources told Bloomberg.
The Agency noted that this question will be the defense Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in Russia for the Victory parade. Earlier it was reported that during a three-day visit, the politician plans to meet with Russian counterparts to discuss the deepening of defence and strategic partnerships.
In 2018, Moscow and new Delhi signed a contract to supply five sets of s-400 with a value of over five billion dollars. In addition, the media with reference to sources wrote that India also plans to buy from Russia, 33 new fighter.
Last week in the valley Galvan in Ladakh there was a clash of Indian and Chinese military. According to preliminary information, there are victims. Beijing and new Delhi blamed the incident on each other. Later, the foreign Ministers of the two countries agreed as soon as possible to reduce tensions on the border.
Between China and India has a long-standing territorial dispute about the stretch of mountainous territory in the North of Kashmir, as they are unable to agree on the affiliation of nearly 60 thousand square kilometers in the North-Eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. In the autumn of 1962, these differences escalated into the border war. In 1993 and 1996, Beijing and new Delhi signed an agreement on maintaining peace in the disputed areas.