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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.