India looks forward to joining NSG, says Foreign Minister Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was speaking on the government’s foreign policy achievements

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was speaking on the government’s foreign policy achievements

In a message seeking China to block India’s membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on June 7, 2022 that India was looking forward to joining the NSG , overcoming “political obstacles”.

Mr Jaishankar was addressing foreign diplomats in Delhi on the foreign policy achievements of the Modi government over the past eight years.

“We want to do in India, but do with the world. India deeply believes that the world is one family and expresses it through greater development. Over the past eight years, our lines of credit have tripled,” Mr. Jaishankar said.

Stating that “India is proof that democracies can deliver”, Mr Jaishankar said the country’s neighborhood first policy is “clearly associated with a generous and non-reciprocal approach to our immediate proximities”.

Mr. Jaishankar noted that Indian foreign policy has shown greater conceptual and operational clarity. “There has been a peak in our activities for countries in the South,” he said.

“The FTAs ​​that India has entered into and ongoing negotiations with others have gained momentum,” Mr Jaishankar added.

On COVID-19, the Union Minister said the pandemic has brought out “the overly centralized model of globalization”.

Shirlene J. Manley