US asks India to consult IAEA on nuclear liability law

Nuclear liability law

"The vision for civil-nuclear cooperation was founded not only on the desire to move our strategic partnership to a new level, but on the premise that India largely shares our nonproliferation goals and requires nuclear power to sustain its growing economy in a safe, clean, and cost-effective manner," he said.

"Given its plans to expand nuclear power production, we want to partner with India to build and safely maintain modern, efficient and, let me underscore the point, American reactors and infrastructure," Pyatt said.

"Nuclear power is essential to meeting India's extensive energy requirements and alleviating its heavy dependence on imported energy inputs.

The enduring commitment of our two countries to the use of nuclear energy to power our cities and our economies makes us natural partners for commercial and scientific cooperation," he said.

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