After strongly opposing India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) bid last week, China’s state-run media on June 28 defended its move by describing New Delhi “a bit smug” when it came to dealing with the international community.
The announcement comes in just days after China successfully obstructed India’s NSG bid which would have helped us in trade and transfer of nuclear technology.
File Photo of PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. NDTV
It also added that India’s membership could not be granted because it has not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the main global arms pact.