US extended greetings to India on 75 years of its independence and said the two countries will work to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific and address the challenges they face.
India imports less than 1 per cent of its crude requirement from Russia, contrary to some countries in the EU which have upped their imports
"Our shared values and our common interests in many areas including security have strengthened the bonds of this trust," PM Modi said
During the course of the ministerial meetings, India specified that its imports of oil from Russia weren't as significant as was being made out to be
A lot will depend on the flexibility they while discussing their concerns and the willingness to agree to disagree over certain issues.