Persevering with a 30-year apply, India and Pakistan on Friday exchanged an inventory of their nuclear installations below a bilateral association that prohibits the 2 nations from attacking one another’s atomic amenities.
The 2 nations exchanged the record of nuclear installations and amenities coated below the Settlement on the Prohibition of Assault in opposition to Nuclear Installations and Services between India and Pakistan, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) mentioned.
This was achieved concurrently by diplomatic channels in New Delhi and Islamabad.
“India and Pakistan right this moment exchanged, by diplomatic channels concurrently at New Delhi and Islamabad, the record of nuclear installations and amenities, coated below the Settlement on the Prohibition of Assault in opposition to Nuclear Installations and Services,” the MEA mentioned in an announcement.
The change of the record got here amid frosty ties between the 2 nations over the Kashmir situation in addition to cross-border terrorism.
The settlement was signed on December 31, 1988 and it got here into power on January 27, 1991.
The pact mandates the 2 nations to tell one another of the nuclear installations and amenities to be coated below the settlement on the primary of January of each calendar 12 months.
That is the thirtieth consecutive change of the record with the primary one going down on January 1, 1992.