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Singh reassures Congress on nukes

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yesterday assured members of Congress that India's track record in nuclear nonproliferation is "impeccable." In an address to a joint session of Congress, Mr. Singh said India was a responsible nuclear power that is "fully conscious of the immense responsibilities that come with the possession of advanced technologies, both civilian and strategic."

Bush refuses to support bid for Security Council

President Bush yesterday acknowledged India as a responsible state with advanced nuclear technology but declined to endorse its bid for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council.
After a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the White House, Mr. Bush said he supports civil nuclear energy cooperation with India as it realizes its goals of promoting nuclear power and achieving energy security.