India-US frustrated over China for blocking India's NSG bid

India-US frustrated over China for blocking India's NSG bid
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China, a key member of the NSG , has been stridently opposing India's bid primarily on the grounds that New Delhi is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. 
Its opposition has made India's entry into the 48-member group difficult as the NSG works on the principle of consensus, thus frustrating India.



"There is a meeting coming up shortly on this issue. The US is considering ways it can to support more actively India's membership in the NSG , because it is something that's very important to the US," the White House official told PTI.



The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, was responding to a series of questions on what steps the Trump administration has taken so far to push India's membership to the NSG , which has been blocked by China.



"The US is very supportive of India's membership in the NSG

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