Indo-US nuclear deal an example: France

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New Delhi: Laurent Fabius, France’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, on Thursday said that the recent Indo-U.S. agreement on nuclear liability could apply to other nations.

In response to questions on the India-U.S. understanding last month on how to resolve the liability issue, he said it was for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to decide when he visits France in spring (between March and June) later this year.

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Along with Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar he said at a press conference that he has discussed nuclear issues in his meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

French embassy sources said that France was keen on the details of the civil nuclear cooperation between India and the U.S.

French company Areva will be setting up six nuclear reactors in Jaitapur under the Indo-French Nuclear deal.