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Media: the US is preparing a package of military aid for India

American flag near the US Capitol building. File photoMOSCOW, May 17.The US administration is preparing a package of military assistance for India, Bloomberg reports, citing informed sources.According to one of the sources, the US is considering the option of including $ 500 million in the package as part of a foreign military assistance (FMF). If implemented, India will become one of the largest recipients of the program, which provides for the allocation of loans and grants, second only to Israel and Egypt, the agency notes. The US has called on NATO countries to “punish” Turkey, according to a senior US official, the effort is part of a larger initiative by President Joe Biden's administration to engage India as a long-term global security partner. In addition, Washington is seeking to reduce New Delhi's dependence on the supply of Russian weapons. The interlocutor acknowledged that the provision of such American weapons as fighter jets, ships and tanks to India remains problematic. However, he added that Washington is hoping for a breakthrough in one of these areas. When the deal will be announced, and what weapons will be included in it, is not yet clear. jpg” />The United States is recruiting jihadists to be sent to Ukraine, Russian Foreign Intelligence Service reported


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