US Presidential nominees McCain, Obama welcomes NSG waiver for India

September 7th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI  

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Washington , Sept 7 (ANI): The US presidential nominees Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama have welcomed the NSG waiver to India .

McCain has asked Congressional leaders to act expeditiously to pass the Indo-US nuclear deal and Obama has sought its quick submission before lawmakers.

McCain said in a statement in Virginia that the implementation of the nuclear deal, represents another building block in the partnership between India and US.

Obama issued a statement from Chicago referring the NSG approval a positive development and saying that he is looking forward to reviewing what the grouping has agreed in Vienna .

Meanwhile, Bush Administration will try to push the Indo-US nuclear deal in its session starting on Monday after its ringing endorsement by the 45-member Nuclear Suppliers Group in Vienna . (ANI)

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