India has partially lifted the ban on the export of some drugs and pharmaceuticals which can be used to treating COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic, said India’s Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday.

The announcement came a day after the U.S. President Donald Trump threatened “retaliation” if Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declined to ship the medicines.

Last month India had restricted export of 26 pharmaceutical ingredients and the medicine, including hydroxychloroquine – a key anti-malarial drug being tested as a coronavirus cure.

“Because of the humanitarian aspects of the pandemic, it has been decided that India would license

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