Balm Over NSG Pain; India Beats China To Join MTCR As Full Member
India formally joined as the MTCR member after it failed to get the NSG membership due to opposition from China.
India, on Monday, formally joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), according to a statement from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
The move has come three days after India failed to get membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) due to stiff opposition from China and concerns from a handful of other countries.
The MTCR Point of Contact in Paris has conveyed the decision regarding India’s accession to the regime through the Embassy of France in New Delhi, as well as the Embassies of The Netherlands and Luxembourg. India would like to thank each of the thirty-four MTCR Partners for their support for India’s membership.-MEA statement
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