India Recently Signed Civil Nuclear Agreement With

India`s attempt to be recognized as a responsible nuclear power and its integration into the global non-proliferation regime were blocked because of the international perception of its status as a nuclear-weapon state and the geopolitical importance of not signing the Non-Proliferation Treaty. India`s integration into the global architecture of nuclear non-proliferation has been supported by the “increasing strategic convergence between India and the United States”[11] by the next steps of the strategic partnership in 2003-2004. [12] The document would prove decisive in consolidating India`s rise as a key player in the non-proliferation regime. The call stated that the draft Indian nuclear agreement was “a disaster of non-proliferation and a serious setback for the prospects for global nuclear disarmament”, and that it also insisted that all the world`s heads of state and government who are serious about ending the arms race “stand up and count”. [31] The IAEA Board of Governors approved the safeguards agreement on 1 August 2008 and the 45-state nuclear supplier group subsequently had to approve a policy authorizing nuclear cooperation with India. President Bush will then be able to make the necessary certifications and obtain final approval from the U.S. Congress. [87] At the IAEA meeting, objections were raised by Pakistan, Iran, Ireland, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. [88] [44] B.

Muralidhar Reddy, “Namibia decries `nuclear apartheid`,” The Hindu, 18 October 2016. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Washington D.C on 26 September 2008 to celebrate the conclusion of the agreement with US President George W. Bush. [136] He also went to France to express his appreciation for the country`s attitude. [137] Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee expressed deep appreciation for India`s allies in the NSG, particularly the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Germany, South Africa and Brazil, which helped India reach the NSG consensus on the nuclear deal. [138] On July 18, 2005, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Washington and agreed, in a joint statement with George W. Bush, India and the United States, to conclude a civil nuclear agreement. On the other hand, when the number of nuclear reactors increased, the need for uranium affected domestic reactors, which affected their power, said R K Sinha, former president of the AEC and former secretary, DAE.