Image credit: 1Xpert / Getty Images
February 21, 2023
US draft resolution on Arunachal in hands of senator who once warned of sanctions against India
Source: The Print
Journalist Pia Krishnakutty
Experts, however, point out that the recent resolution on Arunachal Pradesh introduced in the Senate supports India’s “diversification” of military purchases — a point that is sure to catch the eyes of those disappointed by New Delhi’s S-400 deal with Russia.
“There is a sentence in the resolution supporting India’s diversification of military purchases away from countries that fail to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of other nations,” which is a reference to Russia “without naming it”, said Lisa Curtis, director of the Indo-Pacific Security Program at US-based think tank Center for a New American Security (CNAS).
“That line would be important to any congressional member who is disappointed by India’s purchase of the S-400 [air defence systems],” she added.
Read the full story and more from The Print