“India strongly and very strongly dependent on Russia, they did this in 40 years: first there was military, and then energy dependence. Therefore, we are having serious conversations with India that we want to help them diversify in these matters,” the official said.
According to the source, Moscow can no longer be considered a reliable partner. He is sure that the Indian authorities also understand what benefits can be obtained by turning to “other markets”.
Formerly US authorities urged India and other countries to persuade Russia to stop conducting a special military operation on Ukraine both publicly and privately. Assistant to the President of the United States for National Security Jake Sullivan praised the words of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modiwho at a meeting with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin declared that “today’s era is not an era of wars.”