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India retains its nuclear weapons no-first-use policy

No change in India’s nuclear doctrine: MEA, PTI NEW DELHI, MARCH 04, 2020 “There has been no change in India’s nuclear doctrine,” Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan said in the Lok Sabha   https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/no-change-in-indias-nuclear-doctrine-mea/article30981553.ece

There has been no change in India’s nuclear doctrine, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on March 4.

Responding to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan said India is committed to maintaining credible minimum deterrence and the policy of no-first use of nuclear weapons.

There has been no change in India’s nuclear doctrine,” he said.

India has a declared nuclear no-first-use policy under which a country cannot use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare unless first attacked by nuclear weapons.

March 5, 2020 - Posted by | India, weapons and war

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