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India, Pakistan exchange lists of nuclear installations

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

New Delhi, Jan 1, IRNA -- India and Pakistan Friday exchanged the lists of their nuclear installations for the 19th consecutive time under an agreement which prohibits any kind of attack on such facilities.

The lists were exchanged through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations and Facilities, a statement by the External Affairs Ministry said in New Delhi.

Under the agreement signed on December 31, 1988, which came into force on January 27, 1991, the two countries share details of their nuclear installations with each other on the first day of every year.

The pact is one of the best confidence-building measures between the two countries which has continued even when the relations witnessed chill.


End News / IRNA / News Code 871717

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