Nuclear Suppliers Group to consider India’s entry in June 2016

November 2, 2015

The Economic Times:

India’s pending application for entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) should come up for consideration at its plenary in June 2016.

Indian diplomats have been in discussion with NSG members for some time, and on October 30, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed the matter with visiting NSG chairman Rafael Grossi, who indicated that he would take it up with the grouping’s 48 members right away.

India is aggressively being supported by the United States, which has more or less assured India’s entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in the coming couple of months, and then follow through to facilitate it in the NSG. US diplomats told India Strategic that the Obama administration was committed in this perspective.

Diplomatic sources also said that President Barack Obama had invited …

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