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India Joins Missile Technology Control Regime Partnership

Sputnik News

09:14 27.06.2016(updated 09:27 27.06.2016)

India on Monday became the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) partnership, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – India on Monday became the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) partnership after the MTCR Point of Contact, the intersessional meeting hosted by France, conveyed the decision on New Delhi's accession, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

"India has joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) this morning. The MTCR Point of Contact in Paris has conveyed the decision regarding India's accession to the regime through the Embassy of France in New Delhi as well as the Embassies of The Netherlands and Luxembourg," the statement said.

New Delhi thanked all the MTCR partners, as well as co-chairs of the MTCR from from The Netherlands and Luxembourg for their support of India's membership, the statement added.

The MTCR is a voluntary association of 35 countries that declared their commitment to non-proliferation of unmanned delivery systems capable of delivering weapons of mass destruction. The agreement regulates the transfer of technologies that can be used to build nuclear-capable missiles.

Sputnik



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