Bush, Putin for expanding N-cooperation with India
The United States and Russia also lauded non-proliferation obligations undertaken by New Delhi.india Updated: Jul 17, 2006 21:01 IST
The United States and Russia on Saturday called for expanding civilian nuclear cooperation with India, lauding non-proliferation obligations undertaken by New Delhi.
US President George W Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who held summit-level talks near here, said they welcome the important non-proliferation obligations undertaken by India as well as its efforts in the field of non-proliferation.
"We strive for interaction with India in the field of civilian cooperation with the aim to satisfy her energy requirements as well as on issues for further strengthening global non-proliferation regime," the two leaders said in a joint communique issued at the end of their talks, according to the Russin text circulated by the Kremlin press service.