Indian-American congressman calls on US to supply India with more weapons


Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna on Tuesday advocated the need for the Biden administration to provide more strategic weapons to India so that New Delhi can protect itself against China on its border.

“During my tenure in Congress, I led the initiative for the United States to provide more strategic weapons to India to protect against China on its border,” Khanna said.

“I will continue to find ways to ensure that India can choose American weapons over Russians,” he said in a statement after a meeting with community leader Ajay Bhutoria, during which they had conversations about strengthening US-India ties at all levels. person to person, business to business and industry to industry.

“The two democracies – India and the United States – need each other for global stability and especially in the Indo-Pacific region. The formation of Quad with Australia, Japan, the India and the United States play an important role in balancing China’s influence and to counter China’s influence, the United States must build a stronger partnership with India in the sector. defense and supply the necessary arms to India,” Bhutoria said.

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