Washington (US) – “In the case of India, there is a relationship that goes back decades. And Russia, for India, was out of necessity a partner of choice when we were not in a position to be a partner”, said Blinken while responding to a question by Senator William Hagerty on the India-US relationship during the hearing.
#WATCH:US Secy of State A Blinken said, “Russia for India was out of necessity, a partner of choice when we were not in a position to be a partner. Now we’re investing in that effort. There is a growing strategic convergence btw US-India&of course, China is a big part of that.” pic.twitter.com/zh7gRVH0wq
— ANI (@ANI) April 27, 2022
He further said that the partnership between India and US will prove to be important for supporting the journey ahead.