G-8 support India’s nuclear power needs
India on Wednesday received support from China, Germany, Canada, Japan and UK among others, for use of nuclear power as a clean source of energy.
G-8 nations said they are looking forward to working with India at IAEA and NSG and also showed willingness to advance India’s non-proliferation commitments.
Leaders of seventeen major economies, including the European Union, France, Italy, South Korea, Russia, Indonesia, South Africa and Mexico, attended the meeting before adopting the declaration on Energy Security and Climate Change.
The declaration listed technology cooperation with developing countries as vital for capacity building for reducing carbon emissions.