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PM hails NSG waiver

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September 06, 2008 18:11 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday hailed the Nuclear Suppliers Group's move to 'adjust its guidelines' to enable full civil nuclear cooperation with India, describing it as a 'forward looking and momentous decision'.

India gets NSG waiver

"It marks the end of India's long isolation from the nuclear mainstream and of technology denial regime," he said in a statement.

Thanking the United States and other member countries for the role they have played in the waiver, Singh said it is a recognition of India's impeccable non-proliferation credentials and its status as a state with advanced nuclear technology.

Chronology

"It will give an impetus to India's pursuit of environmentally sustainable economic growth," he said.

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