Srinagar: US President Donald Trump has turned down invitation to be the chief guest during India’s Republic Day; New Delhi based India Today reported today.
This comes at a time when relations between the countries are not in the best of health,the report says.
The report says that US had recently issued warning against India if it goes ahead with signing the S-400 missile system deal with Russia. India signed the deal for five such systems when Russian President Vladimir Putin visited India earlier this month.
Besides this, the Trump administration has been threatening India with sanctions if it continues to procure oil from Iran.