Brazil now ready to push India’s case for NSG seat

Brazil is working with India to help the latter realise its ambition of becoming a member of (NSG) Nuclear Suppliers group.

The two countries signed a bilateral investment agreement after the meeting. the 2 leaders met on the sidelines of the Brics summit here. PM Narendra Modi thanked visiting Brazilian President Michel Temer for Brazil’s “understanding” of India’s position and aspirations.

MEA’s secretary (east) Preeti saran said, PM conveyed to Brazil India’s aspiration for joining the Nuclear Suppliers group membership, and Brazil President conveyed its understanding of Bharat’s aspirations and conveyed that he would work with different countries of the NSG in helping India to move towards its membership.

At the Seoul NSG meeting — Brazil was among a choose group of nations — who opposed a one-off waiver for {india|India|Republic of Bharat and asked for a criteria-based approach in considering membership applications of nations like India and Pakistan who haven’t signed the (NPT) Nuclear Non Proliferation treaty.

Modi thanked Brazil for support for India’s actions against act of terrorism and for early adoption of the key anti-terror initiative at the un. Bharat is trying to garner support for its bid ahead of the next NSG meeting in November. Comprehensive Convention on international terrorism (CCIT).

India and Brazil have agreed that world should move to fight act of terrorism without distinction or discrimination,” he said. we deeply appreciate Brazil’s support for India’s actions in combating act of terrorism.