The US is looking at ways to “more actively support” India’s membership bid to the Nuclear Suppliers Group(NSG) as the Trump administration considers it a very important matter, a top White House official has said.
A plenary meeting of the elite nuclear club in June failed to take a decision on India’s application for its membership, but decided to discuss in November the issue of entry of non-NPT signatories.
China, a key member of the NSG, has been stridently opposing India’s bid primarily on the grounds that New Delhi is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Its opposition has made India’s entry into the 48-member group difficult as the NSG works on the principle of consensus. Read More…
Credit By: ET Energy World
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