Nuclear Suppliers Group


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Nuclear Suppliers Group

A group of nations that control the transfer of nuclear energy. It encourages non-proliferation of nuclear weapons by improving safety and other standards. It was established in 1974.
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The Nuclear Suppliers Group, at the urging of the United States, approved a measure that encourages India to produce nuclear weapons more economically.
China has already promised it two additional nuclear reactors, on which the US has sought additional clarifications at the recently held meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
LAW MANDATES that nuclear trade with India cease in the event India tests another nuclear weapon, but at that point, the damage would have been done--and other members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group would still be free to sell nuclear materials to India.
But he was non-committal when asked what he thought of a promise Rice had made to US lawmakers to push for the Nuclear Suppliers Group to prohibit the transfer of enrichment and reprocessing technology - which can be used to make weapons - to states that haven't signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty - likeIndia.
It has taken India a mere three years to join the mainstream of nuclear cooperation and commerce through exclusive India-specific measures in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Nuclear Suppliers Group and the US Congress.
Secure nuclear and missile materials and technologies through comprehensive export control legislation and adherence to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
Its inclusion in the group would not only strengthen its credentials for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), but would also enhance its access to critical technologies.
August 28 (ANI): Hectic negotiations are on between the United States and the Indian officials on the issue of New Delhi's membership bid to the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
NEW YORK -- Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has called for the Nuclear Suppliers Group to establish and adhere to more objective and non-discriminatory criteria to ensure equal treatment of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) applicants for the Group's membership.
On membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, both sides agreed on a criteria based and non-discriminatory approach.
The Modi-Xi meeting assumes significance as India-China relations have followed a southward trajectory over contentious issues like China stalling India\'s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Indian media reported.
The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a group of 48 nuclear supplier countries that seek to contribute to the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.
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