Jan 1, 2008

Exchange of lists of Nuclear Installations and Facilities between India and Pakistan


India and Pakistan today (1 January 2008), through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, exchanged lists of nuclear installations and facilities covered under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between India and Pakistan. This agreement was signed on 31 December 1988 and entered into force on 27 January 1991.

Under the Agreement, the two countries, on first January of every calendar year, are to inform each other of Nuclear Installations and Facilities to be covered by the Agreement. The first such exchange of lists took place on 1 January 1992. This is the seventeenth consecutive time that both countries have exchanged such a list.

New Delhi
1st January 2008.

Press Releases
Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi

Each party shall refrain from undertaking, encouraging or participating in, directly or indirectly, any action aimed at causing the destruction of, or damage to, any nuclear installation or facility in the other country.

Um...What about against this Country?

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DIVAS said...

Ok, but, unless the US itself cuts down its weapon, can it persuade others morally?
Like Global Warming!

Carol said...

Hi Divas,
Our hypocrisy knows no bounds...unfortunately