Posted 2/2/2024, 8:24:41 PM
US Approves $4 Billion Drone Sale to India After Assurances of Investigation into Alleged Assassination Plot
- US clears $4 billion drone sale to India after assurances on investigation into alleged Indian plot to kill US Sikh activist
- Key US Senator lifts hold on deal after receiving commitments from White House on credible probe into assassination conspiracy
- Sale cleared day after report emerged linking it to Indian plot against activist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun
- US has demanded accountability from India on such activities, Senator says
- Deal signals US-India ties deepening but senator emphasizes partnership must be based on "mutual trust and respect"