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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu's Remarks on NSG's Lifting Nuclear Trade Ban on India
2008-09-08 14:14

Q: On September 6, the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) adopted a statement on civilian nuclear cooperation with India, deciding to lift nuclear trade ban on the country. Do you have any comment?

A: China believes that all countries are entitled to make peaceful use of nuclear energy, and conduct international cooperation in this regard. Meanwhile, relevant cooperation should be conducive to safeguarding the integrity and efficacy of the international nuclear non-proliferation regime.

China has been taking part in relevant meetings within the Nuclear Suppliers Group in a responsible and constructive manner. On September 6, NSG discussed civilian nuclear cooperation with India and issued a statement on the basis of negotiated consensus, deciding to lift nuclear trade ban on the country.

China hopes that the decision will contribute to peaceful use of nuclear energy and international cooperation on nuclear non-proliferation.

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