Arab League Accuses India, Israel of Developing Nuclear Cooperation
The Arab League accused India and Israel of seeking to develop nuclear ties and warned of the consequences of that for the Arab world, in a new report obtained by AFP Friday.
League officials also said they had summoned India's ambassador to Cairo, S.S. Mukherjee, Thursday to complain about recent statements by Indian Home Minister L.K. Advani on the subject, sources said.
Advani allegedly pledged his support for increased nuclear cooperation with Israel as well as joint action against "Islamic terrorism" during a visit to the Jewish state June 14th, the report from the Cairo-based League said.
An Indian embassy duty officer in Cairo could not confirm the minister's comments or that the ambassador had been summoned.
The Arab League report, issued Thursday, urged its 21 members to take "appropriate measures in the light of dangers posed to Arab national security by the development of Indian-Israeli relations, especially in nuclear and technical fields." - CAIRO (AFP)
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