Japan: India’S Membership to NSG Helps to Promote Nuclear Non-Proliferation


Japan supported India in the bid of membership to the elite nuclear suppliers group because top Japanese foreign ministry official believes that India’s membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will be very important move to promote non-proliferation.

Nuclear suppliers group (NSG):

  • The NSG founded in May 1974 and first met in November 1975.
  • The group of nuclear supplier country that pursue to prevent proliferation by controlling the export of materials , equipment and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapon
Nuclear suppliers group (NSG)

Nuclear suppliers group (NSG)

Showing the Nuclear suppliers group (NSG)

  • A series of meeting in London from 1975 to 1978 resulted in agreements on the guidelines for export. That was named by “London club”.
  • In 1992 published the “Dual-use list” in this 26 participating agreed to changes.

Nuclear non-proliferation:

  • The agreement on the Non-Proliferation of nuclear Weapons is an international treaty with the objective to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, weapons technology and to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of the nuclear energy.
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Map

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Map

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Map

  • India’s agreement for NSP membership in 2016 was obstructed after disagreement of China which was demand during the Seoul plenary in June 2016.
  • Due to the elective moratorium on nuclear testing of India has Japan has faith in India because Japan is the only country to have suffered two nuclear attacks.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 7, 2016