India to approach IAEA for agreement

India to approach IAEA for agreement Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday announced that India will “very soon” approach the IAEA for a safeguards agreement for the controversial Indo-US nuclear deal where the process will move very fast.

The Prime Minister’s statement to journalists on board the aircraft carrying him to Sapporo in Japan for the G-8 Summit comes amid reports from Vienna, the IAEA headquarters, that the Board of the international nuclear watchdog will meet on July 28 to approve the safeguards agreement.

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