Pakistan Seeks Russia, South Korea and New Zealand’s Support for NSG Berth

1119230-nuclearx-1465428175-862-640x480news54sf5fs54fs45ISLAMABAD: Pakistan launched a concerted diplomatic push for a membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) after the United States backed India’s bid to join the 48-nation informal but exclusive club of nuclear trading countries.

Last month, Islamabad formally applied for a NSG membership, setting the stage for a possible showdown with New Delhi when preliminary negotiations start on the issue in Vienna next week.