IAEA Consensus On Safeguards
By securing a unanimous approval at the IAEA,India has cleared the first big hurdle to the Big Deal. Action now shifts to the NSG,where India will be pushing for a waiver
Our Political Bureau NEW DELHI
IN A significant vote of confidence for the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, the IAEA board of governors on Friday passed the India-specific safeguards agreement by consensus, allowing India to take the next step of seeking a Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) waiver.