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Have not decided yet on potential CAATSA waiver to India on S400: US

A State Department official maintained the Biden Administration's suspense over the issue by telling reporters CAATSA does not have a blanket or country-specific waiver provision attached to it.

published on : 24th November 2021

S-400 CAATSA sanctions ball in US court

The US wants to grab a major share of the Indian defence hardware market. But any imposition of sanctions will dampen chances of defence cooperation gaining further traction

published on : 18th November 2021

Hope to resolve sanctions over S-400 deal: US envoy Wendy Sherman

She said Washington had been quite public about any country that decided to use the S-400 missile systems from Russia.

published on : 7th October 2021

Explainer: Why North Korea wants sanctions lifted first

Analysts say North Korea is trying to use Moon’s desire for inter-Korean engagement to pressure South Korea into extracting concessions from Washington on its behalf.

published on : 24th September 2021

India very important in dealing with Afghan crisis: UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab

The senior Cabinet minister, who faced some criticism for going ahead with his summer vacation plans as the Afghan capital of Kabul fell over the weekend, returned to London.

published on : 17th August 2021

Cuba's president says government has some blame for protests

Cuba is suffering its worst crisis in years from a combination of the coronavirus pandemic that has paralyzed its tourism-depedent economy and a slew of US sanctions.

published on : 15th July 2021

Continued existence of US embargo against Cuba undermines multilateralism, credibility of UN: India

The UN General Assembly, for the 29th year in a row, approved the resolution demanding an end to US economic blockade against Cuba.

published on : 24th June 2021

Foreign businesses shocked by rollout of China's anti-sanctions law

The law came into effect on Thursday, adding to China's toolbox as it builds its defences against US and EU pressure over trade and human rights.

published on : 11th June 2021

EU expands sanctions against Myanmar military, companies

The two military-controlled companies, Myanma Economic Holdings Public Company Ltd. and Myanmar Economic Corp. have vast holdings in many industries and help to fund the military.

published on : 20th April 2021

Republican Senator against imposing CAATSA on India for buying Russian missile system

The sanctions could undermine Washington's relationship with India and also affect the QUAD's ability to counter China, wrote Sen. Todd Young in the Foreign Policy magazine.

published on : 13th April 2021

China cuts taxes to spur semiconductor development

Leaders declared accelerating efforts to transform China into a self-reliant “technology power” to be this year's top economic priority.

published on : 29th March 2021

China summons EU envoy to protest Xinjiang-related sanctions

The sanctions blacklisted former and current officials in the Xinjiang region for alleged abuses, which have sparked international outrage.

published on : 23rd March 2021

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions

Indian Oil Corp will lift 6 million barrels of Iranian oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd 3 million barrels, the source told Reuters.

published on : 6th October 2018

India, Russia ink USD 5 billion deal to buy five S-400 air defence missiles system

The deal has been an issue of much speculation after US President Donald Trump's administration's law -- Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) -- came into effect in January.

published on : 5th October 2018

Oil rises ahead of US Iran sanctions, but outlook for 2019 less certain

U.S. sanctions will start targeting Iran's crude exports from November 4, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies globally to fall in line.

published on : 5th October 2018
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