The 46-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group
tries to ensure that nuclear exports are not diverted for military purposes.
It did not launch any initiative to delay or block the deal in sensitive forums such as the 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group
where a single dissenting vote would have withheld approval.
After the IAEA clearance, India will need to get the endorsement of the 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group
before placing the deal before the US Congress.
We are definitely nudging both countries to consider membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group
,'' the official told Kyodo News on condition of anonymity, revealing the U.
The central element of the proposal, according to other officials and outside experts, would be a relaxation of strict controls put on Pakistan by the Nuclear Suppliers Group
, a loose affiliation of nations that tries to control the proliferation of weapons.
India has for its part expressed concern over China's sale of reactors to Pakistan, as some of the deals were agreed to after China joined the Nuclear Suppliers Group
which prohibits members to transfer technology to countries that have not signed the Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty.
18 ( ANI ): The Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, has announced that Australia will support India's full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group
A framework to end an international ban on nuclear exports to India is created by a Nuclear Suppliers Group
agreement in 2008.
GENEVA, Feb 10 (KUNA) -- The Nuclear Suppliers Group
(NSG), an international body founded in 1974 to check and regulate proliferation of nuclear technology, may eventually prove ineffective and disintegrate in shadow of speedy advancements in the nuclear realm and non-restricted access to nuclear technologies worldwide, warned a Zurich-based think-tank.
NEW DELHI, May 26 -- India on Tuesday said it was closely examining reports of China selling two nuclear reactors to Pakistan to see if the Nuclear Suppliers Group
(NSG) guidelines had been applied to the deal.
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.
While the government used the time to go ahead with the nuclear deal so as to ensure it would be passed by the Nuclear Suppliers Group
, the entire opposition blamed the government for avoiding the session since it wanted to avoid discussion on some crucial details of the nuclear deal.