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India to 'sort out' sanction waiver over S-400 purchase deal

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The and Indian officials in the coming days will sort out all issues related to the possibly waiving sanctions against for its purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems, James said at the

"We'll sort out all those issues here today, and in the days ahead. we'll work all this forward," told reporters on Monday when asked if he expects to get a sanctions waiver over the S-400 purchase.

also noted that has spent many years in non-aligned status despite drawing a lot of weapons from The said he would discuss a number of issues with his Indian counterpart who is now visiting Washington,

In early October, Kremlin told that and had signed a historic agreement on the supply of S-400s to The voiced its concern over the Indian plans to purchase the S-400 systems, noting that sanctions over the deal could not be ruled out.

Russian-manufactured S-400 Triumph is the next-generation mobile missile defense system which can carry three different types of missiles capable of destroying a variety of aerial targets at a short-to-extremely-long range, from reconnaissance aircraft to ballistic missiles.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 17:25 IST