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Asian rivals hold “substantive” nuclear talks

Indian prime minister Modi is campaigning to join the NSG

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA said on Tuesday (September 13) that it had held “substantive” talks with China on its bid to become a fully-fledged member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the international club of nations who trade in civil nuclear technology. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is campaigning to join the NSG as part of a multi-billion-dollar drive to build nuclear power plants in partnership with Russia, the United States and France, and reduce India’s reliance on polluting fossil fuels. Yet his bid to win accession to the 48-member group, founded in response to India’s first atomic weapons test in 1974, has so…

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