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Who’s a Nuclear Threat

Others | Sep 21, 1983

Recent assurances by Secretary of State George Shultz to the Indian government regarding U.S. supplying spare parts to the Tarapur nuclear plant have generated misdirected reaction in this country.

Stripped of their politicization the facts are these: By virtue of a 1963 Indo-U.S. agreement, the U.S. has
a contractual obligation to supply the Tarapur plant for the stipulated 30-year period.

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