India always followed independent foreign policy: External Affairs Ministry

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External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Shrivastava said that India has always followed an independent foreign policy and is also maintaining this policy in defense procurement and supply. His statement came on the threat of sanctions in a US Congress report on the purchase of the Russian-made S-400 air defense system.


There is an overall global strategic partnership between India and the US, Srivastava said. We also have special relations with Russia. India has always followed an independent foreign policy. He said that this policy of ours applies to defense procurement and supply which is directed under our national security interests.


Canadian MP took cognizance of participation in farmer movement

On Canadian Sikh MP Ramandeep Brar joining the peasant movement, he said, "We have seen the reports and we are finding out the facts."


Supporters of peace, prosperity in Nepal

On the political instability in Nepal, the spokesman said that this was his internal matter. As a neighbor, India advocates for the Nepalese people to move forward on the path of peace, development, and prosperity.