UK backs India’s NSG bid

PTI London | Updated on January 20, 2018 Published on June 17, 2016

British Premier David Cameron has assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the UK’s “firm support” for India’s NSG membership bid, a boost to the country ahead of the nuclear trading club’s crucial meeting next week. Cameron confirmed Britain’s backing for India’s membership of the 48—nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) in a telephone call to Modi on Thursday.

A Downing Street spokesperson said, “The Prime Minister spoke to Narendra Modi about India’s application for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, a group of nuclear supplier countries that works together to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials, equipment and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapons.”

Published on June 17, 2016
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