United States to set up six nuclear power plants in India

  • India and the United States have committed to strengthening bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six US nuclear power plants in India.
  • The two nations made the announcement through a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the 9th round of India-US Strategic Security Dialogue, held in Washington DC.
  • India and the US also exchanged views on a wide range of global security and nonproliferation challenges.
  • They reaffirmed their commitment to work together to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems and to deny access to such weapons by terrorists and non-state actors.