India Responds To Trump's Comments On Retaliation

April 07, 2020 17:25
India Responds To Trump's Comments On Retaliation

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India Responds To Trump's Comments On Retaliation:- Donald Trump, the President of the United States warned India of retaliation if the drug of anti-malaria, hydroxychloroquine is not supplied to the United States. Soon, India responded saying that it would supply the essential drugs for all the neighboring countries of the globe in this tough situation of coronavirus. Anurag Srivastava, the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs said "The essential drugs to some nations will be supplied. We discourage any speculation about this and please do not politicize the matter. Hydroxychloroquine and paracetamol will be supplied to all the neighboring countries which are dependant on India".

In the humanitarian aspect, India would continue to supply the needed drugs. India will license paracetamol and HCQ in the needed quantities to all the neighboring countries said, Srivastava. India also said that the domestic requirements happen to be their primary requirement and the rest would be sent for the needed countries. "The Indian government is quite responsible and our first obligation happens to be the people of our country. We wanted adequate stocks for us after which we decided to export" said Srivastava. Before this, Donald Trump warned India that US may retaliate if India does not export the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine. Trump said that he requested Narendra Modi over a phone call.

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