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India’s bid  to NSG not an agenda of meeting, says China

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Published on 20 Jun 2016 11:22 AM GMT

India’s bid  to NSG not an agenda of meeting, says China
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New Delhi: The Beijing on Monday said that the issue of India’s bid to Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) was not an issue even on the agenda of the grouping's meeting in Seoul this week.

The reaction from the neighbouring country has come a day after External Affairs Minister Sushma swaraj's statement that China was not opposed to India's entry.

"We have stressed that the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is still divided about non-NPT countries entry into the NSG and we hope that NSG will make through discussions to make a decision based on consultation," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said in a press conference.

India's admission into NSG is not on the agenda of Seoul meeting of the 48-member elite club to be held on June 24, added Hua Chunying.

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