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10-29-2010, 06:36 PM #1
India, South Korea reach civil nuclear dealIndia and South Korea have reached an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation.
This was announced after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak held bilateral discussions on Friday in Hanoi on the sidelines of the 8th Asean-India Summit and the 5th East Asia Summit.
"We (India and Republic of Korea) have finalised an agreement on cooperation in civil uses of nuclear energy which now awaits signature," said National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon while speaking with newspersons after the bilateral meeting.
At the meeting, the two leaders "reviewed the bilateral relationship and the considerable progress that has been made in the relationship since President Lee visited India as the chief guest on Republic Day (January 26). Since then we have agreed the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement. We have also made considerable progress in cooperation in civil aviation and space, and several areas. The economic relationship too is moving forward steadily," said Menon....being a human...