Menon says Indo-Pak group on nuclear-CBMs produced results

April 21st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin  

Lahore, Apr 21 (ANI): Indias Foreign Secretary SS Menon has said that the Pakistan-India expert group on nuclear confidence-building measures (CBM) had produced good results.

Speaking in an interactive session at the India Global Forum, Menon said that both the countries had been working on nuclear CBMs since 1999.

He recalled that following the 1998 nuclear tests both countries had agreed to dialogue on their nuclear programmes. In 1999, India and Pakistan agreed on a series of nuclear CBMs, the Daily Times quoted him as saying.

He said that Pakistan and India had informed each other before conducting ballistic missile tests, and had held a series of other engagements.

Regarding the Iranian nuclear programme, he said that Iran had a right to the peaceful use of nuclear energy. (ANI)

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