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Turkey backs India's membership to NSG: Pranab

On Board Air India One: Oct 7, 2013 PTI

Turkey has assured India of backing its bid for full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and will take up the issue with other members of the 47-nation grouping, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday.

Returning from his two-nation visit of Belgium and Turkey, Mukherjee, who had flagged the issue during his talks with leaders of both countries, told reporters: “I briefed the Turkish leaders about India’s efforts for full membership of the four export control regimes and stressed on our impeccable record on non-proliferation.

“We agreed that Turkey and India would continue consultations. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu conveyed to me that Turkey would be supportive of India.”
PTI


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