Tuesday, June 07, 2016

India Gains Entry Into Missile Technology Club

India will now be admitted into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) group which controls the sale and distribution of strategic missile technology:

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/india-gets-entry-to-mtcr-hopes-of-nsg-membership-brighten-116060700990_1.html

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/What-is-MTCR-and-how-can-India-benefit-from-it/listshow/52640322.cms

Now that's out of the way, it will improve India's chances to get into the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/consensus-reached-within-mtcr-for-india-to-become-member-us_1892806.html

"China is not a member of MTCR. So China has had no opportunity to express its reservation to India's membership," the official said when asked about China's objection to India's membership to Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) which mostly handles nuclear nonproliferation issues.

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