“The United States has to stand with India in the face of escalating hostility from China. As Vice Chair of the India Caucus, I have been working to reinforce the partnership between our nations and make sure that India can defend itself,” claimed Congressman Ro Khanna.

The US House of Representatives have passed a legislative change that approves an India-specific waiver for punitive CAATSA sanctions.

Authored and presented by Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna, the modification urges the Biden management to use their authority to offer India with a Countering America’s Adversaries With Sanctions Act (CAASTA) waiver to aid deter aggressors like China.

The legal modification was passed on Thursday by voice vote as part of an en bloc (all together as a solitary unit) modification during flooring consideration of the National Protection Authorization Act (NDAA).

“The United States have to stand with India when faced with escalating hostility from China. As Vice Chair of the India Caucus, I have been working to reinforce the collaboration between our nations as well as ensure that India can safeguard itself along the Indian Chinese border,” claimed Congressman Ro Khanna.

“This modification is of the utmost significance, as well as I am pleased to see it pass your home on a bipartisan basis,” he stated.

In his comments on the Home floor, Mr Khanna said there is no partnership of better value to United States critical rate of interests than the US-India collaboration.

“My bipartisan NDAA change marks one of the most significant item of regulation for US-India relationships out of Congress because the US-India nuclear offer,” Mr Khanna said.

The regulation says that the United States-India Initiative on Crucial and also Appearing Technologies (ICET) is a welcome and essential action to developing closer collaborations between federal governments, academia, and also industry in both countries to attend to the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, biotechnology, aerospace, and also semiconductor manufacturing.

Such collaborations between designers as well as computer researchers are vital to aid make certain that the United States and also India, as well as other freedoms all over the world, foster advancement as well as assist in technical advancements which remain to far outmatch Russian and Chinese technology, it said.

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Last Updated: 15 July 2022