What is NSG?
Nuclear Suppliers’ Group is a club of 48 nations
who control global nuclear trade according to
guidelines based on non-proliferation norms.
These countries are allowed to trade in nuclear
equipment and technology.
What is MTCR?
Established in April 1987, it is a voluntary
association of 34 countries — 35, once India is
formally included — and four “unilateral
adherents” that follow its rules: Israel, Romania,
Slovakia, Macedonia. The group aims to slow the
spread of missiles and other unmanned delivery
technology that could be used for chemical,
biological and nuclear attacks. The regime urges
members, which include most of the world’s
major missile manufacturers, to restrict exports of
missiles and related technologies capable of
carrying a 500 kg payload at least 300 km, or
delivering any type of weapon of mass