Obama Supports India’s Joining Nuclear Club
From Hindustan Times
US President Barack Obama has pledged support to India”s membership in regimes like the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and said that the US will work with the Indian government to address international concerns about its nuclear liability law.
The President’s reference was to the
2010 Indian law which fixes a liability of Rs. 1,500 crore on a nuclear plant operator in case of an accident. There have been demands by the opposition in India that the liability should be on the foreign equipment suppliers which has raised concerns abroad.