Tuesday, March 29, 2005

US offer to India throws Iran and Pakistan into disarray

The South Asia Tribune reports that a surprise US offer of nuclear cooperation with India, specially for power production, has thrown the entire Indian geo-strategic planning into disarray with the future of gas pipelines from Iran and Myanmar clouded with uncertainty.
The Foreign Ministry has welcomed the offer for nuclear technology and cooperation in the field of nuclear safety, describing it as a "a welcome step which reflects an understanding of India's growing energy requirements.”