KEY POINTS
  • "India doesn't get over dependent on anyone," Singh Puri said when asked if his country was too dependent on the Kremlin.
  • India is the world's third largest energy importer, and purchases more than 80% of its crude oil from international markets.
  • Asked if India was getting a $15 or $30 discount per barrel on Russian crude, Puri said: "Yes, there have been discounts. But there have been discounts coming from all over."

India isn't overly dependent on anyone for oil — not even Russia, India's Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas told CNBC, adding that his country has diversified its sources.

"India doesn't get over dependent on anyone," Hardeep Singh Puri told CNBC's Tanvir Gill when asked if his country was too dependent on the Kremlin.