As the Nuclear Suppliers Group meeting ended with no decision on India’s membership offer. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today on 24 June 2016 targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he has “failed completely” on foreign policy front.
Kejriwal said that the Prime Minister owes a justification about what he did during his “trips” abroad.
Arvid kejriwal tweets on twitter that, “PM Modi has completely failed on foreign policy front. He owes explanation on what did he did on his foreign jaunts?”
On some television reports claiming that Switzerland too has opposed India’s offer to be a NSG member, the AAP leader Arvid kejriwal suggested the development is indicative of Modi’s visit to that country earlier this month not manner produce.
Switzerland President Johann Schneider-Ammann had on June 6 announced his country’s support to India’s membership to the group after holding talks with Modi during the visit.
Kejriwal asked, “Why? Didn’t the PM visit Switzerland just a few days ago?”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday 23 June 2016 counselled China to support India’s NSG bid, but there was no innovation on the issue at the meeting of the 48-nation grouping in the face of stiff Chinese-led opposition.
As Modi and the powerful Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Tashkent, some 5000 km away in the South Korean capital, India’s case, though not on the correct agenda, came up at a special post-dinner meeting of NSG members, who continued divided over India’s entry because it is not a signatory to NPT.
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