Instead of imposing sanctions on India, it should be encouraged to voluntarily renounce ties with Russia. US Secretary of State

Our messages sent globally are somewhat contradictory, it doesn’t matter when we say we are upset and frustrated. Chairman Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Instead of imposing sanctions on India, it should be encouraged to voluntarily renounce ties with Russia. US Secretary of State


WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Anthony J. Blankenship has suggested that instead of imposing sanctions on India over its purchase of oil and weapons from Moscow, it should voluntarily renounce ties with Russia. Be encouraged. According to the report, Anthony J. Blanken, speaking at one of his congressional hearings in Washington, D.C., said:

Wherever possible, it’s best not to let countries volunteer. This is what our diplomacy is all about. Democratic senators at the hearings urged Anthony J. Blanken to put more pressure on India to stop doing business with Russia despite the invasion of Ukraine.

Senator Bob Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he went to Russia to buy oil, buy S-400s (anti-missile systems), and abstained from voting (against Russia) at the United Nations. He referred to the US-led coalition of like-minded countries to control China’s influence in the Indo-Pacific region but said they were members of the quad, so our global messages It doesn’t matter when we say we are upset and frustrated.

Antony J. Blanken acknowledged the bitter reality but urged lawmakers to take a closer look at the issue. Are. As a strategic proposition, I think it’s in our interest to encourage and work with it and to see what we can do and how to take advantage of other strategic opportunities he said.

In another hearing in a Senate subcommittee, the foreign secretary told lawmakers that India’s relationship with Russia is decades old, adding that US President Joe Biden had been in direct contact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian authority. 

Spent a lot of time. The senators said that if India did not stop buying defense equipment from Russia, it could suggest a ban on it. Russia has been more open to offering discounts on anti-missile systems.

Since the Russian invasion, India has imported more than twice as much crude oil from Russia as in 2021 asked Maryland Democrat, Senator Chris Van Hollen. Why aren’t we imposing secondary sanctions on these countries? 

Who is increasing imports of Russian goods? These are the countries that are taking advantage of the reduction in Russian oil prices, which will only help Russian President Vladimir Putin. But it is not appropriate to impose individual restrictions

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