China rejects India bid


NO BENDING OF RULE TO JOIN NUCLEAR CLUB CHINA maintains its opposition to India joining a group of nations seeking to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons by controlling access to sensitive technology, said the head of the arms control department in China’s Foreign Ministry. The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) met last week in Seoul, but China said it would not bend the rules and allow India membership as it had not signed the nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the main global arms control pact. “Applicant countries must be signatories of the Treaty on the Non- Proliferation of nuclear weapons…

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