India exuded confidence on Sunday that it will get a membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and clarified it won’t oppose the application of any other country.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj also said New Delhi will pursue with its concensus approach on the issue and even try to win over China’s support.
She also defended the Narendra Modi-led government’s global outreach-driven foreign policy and said there are many benefits of such endeavours. “Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) does not come sitting at home,” Swaraj said, in an apparent dig at critics of Prime Minister Modi’s frequent overseas travels.
Here are the highlights from Swaraj’s news conference: