Nuclear détente

2019-03-02 07:02:09

THE US has agreed to lift export restrictions that prevented American companies supplying India with equipment for nuclear power plants. India has assured the US that the technologies it imports will not fall into the hands of “rogue” regimes. The US restricted exports to India following nuclear weapons tests carried out by India and Pakistan in 1998. The lifting of restrictions, announced on 17 September, marks the end of the first phase of talks between the two countries aimed at cooperation on civilian nuclear activities, space programmes,