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India is 42nd participating State of Wassenaar Arrangement

India has become the 42nd participating State of Wassenaar Arrangement after completing the internal procedures in Vienna on December 8, 2017. The membership will facilitate high-technology tie-ups for country’s defence and space programmes. This membership is the second diplomatic success for India for the membership of export control regimes after it joined the Missile Technology ..

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EU intensifies arms embargo & sanctions against Syria

The European Union intensified arms embargo and sanctions against the Syria government in reaction to rising violence in the country. The 27-member Union adopted the conclusion according to which vessels and aircraft heading to Syria will be inspected if it is suspected that the cargo contains arms or equipment for internal oppression. As per the ..

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India’s Response to new NSG Guidelines

We have discussed that in June, the NSG had decided to restrict export of enrichment and reprocessing technologies to countries that had signed the NPT. Consequently, it would deny India access to ENR technologies which it says is crucial for the three stage nuclear programme. The NSG decision has been a while coming, and despite ..

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New START Comes into Force

Formal name of the New START (for Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) is " Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms". It’s a nuclear arms reduction treaty between the United States and the Russia, signed on April 8, 2010 in Prague. Now after ratification from both the sides, the treaty has entered ..

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