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India and SL discuss nuclear cooperation

Indian and Sri Lankan officials have held talks about civil nuclear cooperation between the two countries.

A statement, released by Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Ministry, said that the discussions were “warm and friendly”.

“Discussions were held in a warm, friendly and cordial manner. Both sides exchanged views on all aspects of civil nuclear cooperation and reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the uses of nuclear technology for peaceful purposes to mutual benefit of the people of the two countries.

“It was agreed that the two sides would work towards a comprehensive Agreement on Bilateral Civil Nuclear Cooperation. Discussions included, inter alia, training of officials, nuclear safety and response to nuclear accidents.”

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