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Putin visits India, eyes arms sales,
trade and political ties

Reuters, by Alexei Anishchuk

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/23/2012 10:07:07 PM

Moscow - Arms sales will be on the agenda when Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India on Monday to court a country that has traditionally been a top client. Putin´s trip, his first to India since he started a new Kremlin six-year term in May, is a chance to reaffirm Russia´s interest in India, long a regional ally and now a partner in the BRICS group of emerging market nations. (Snip) The Kremlin said it expected the signing of "a number of large contracts in the area of military-technical cooperation", a term referring to weapons sales, licensing and servicing.

Comments:
So, while 0bama begins his vacation and our SOS [PIAPS] is missing with Herself´s "reset button," Putin moves forward to claim India back from US with real trade deals.This should be disturbing to both our State Department and Intelligence Agencies. But, what can they do with their weak leader at the top only being "present" as he sees fit?

      


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