The purpose of this bilateral agreement is to prevent attacks on each other’s nuclear institutions. (Token photo)
Pakistan and India handed over their nuclear facilities list on Friday. This is done every year as part of a bilateral agreement between the two countries. Its objective is to prevent them from attacking nuclear institutions on each other. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement here, claiming that the exchange of this list was carried out in accordance with Section 2 of the “Agreement on the Prohibition of Attacks on Nuclear Installations and Institutions” between India and Pakistan. This agreement was signed on December 31, 1988.
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“Pakistan’s nuclear facilities and institutions list was officially submitted to a representative of the Indian High Commission at the Ministry of External Affairs at 11 am today,” the statement said. The Ministry of External Affairs handed over the list of India’s nuclear facilities and institutions to a representative of the Pakistan High Commission at 11:30 am. “This agreement provides that the two countries will have their respective nuclear facilities and institutions on January 1 of each year. Will give information about each other. Despite tensions between India and Pakistan, the two countries shared this information.
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