Netherlands backs UNSC, NSG bids

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Netherlands backs UNSC, NSG bids



  1. The Netherlands on Tuesday backed India’s early entry into the NSG and other multilateral export control regimes, and supported the country’s bid for a permanent UN Security Council seat
  2. Prime Minister Modi thanked the Netherlands for its role in India’s accession to the Missile Technology Control Regime in June 2016

Support to India:

  1. The Netherlands expressed its support for India’s early membership to the 48-member NSG and the Wassenaar Arrangement
  2. For the Australia Group, the Netherlands welcomed India’s recent application for membership

Solar alliance:

  1. Mr. Modi invited the Netherlands to join the International Solar Alliance

Importance of Netherlands:

  1. With 20 per cent of India’s exports to Europe entering through the Netherlands, both leaders discussed the role of the Netherlands as India’s ‘Gateway to Europe’


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