US calls on NSG members to support India’s application

Prime News, International, New York, July 28:- The US Department of Defense and Department of State have submitted a joint report to the Congress, in which it has reiterated the support by the United States towards the inclusion of India in the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

The United States has also re-affirmed its support for India’s membership in the Australia Group and Wassenaar Arrangement as soon as India meets each group’s membership criteria.

Since 2010, the United States has supported India’s membership in the four multilateral export control regimes-Wassenaar Arrangement, NSG, Australia Group, and the Missile Technology Control Regime.

The report was on enhancing defense and security cooperation with India in accordance with section 1292 of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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