Negotiations between India and Russia are coming to an end. Delhi will sign a approximately $ 5.5 billion agreement with Moscow to procure the S-400 air defense system. The deal is expected to be signed before the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India next month. Indian Defence Minister announced that “Negotiations with Russia almost finished. We will see if signatures to ink befor Russian president visit. Bu negotiations almost finished.
In July, the Indian Defence Acquisition Council issued permits for purchase despite US pressure. The United States stated late last month that they cannot guarantee India a waiver from sanctions if it purchases the S-400 air defence system from Russia.