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If needed, we will conduct N-tests: India

December 05, 2007 14:01 IST

If India feels it is necessary to conduct a nuclear test because of the geo-political situation, India will do it, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Rajya Sabha.

But, Mukherjee said, then India should be ready to face the subsequent consequences as well.

India is committed to universal disarmament and does not believe in nuclear weaponisation in a massive way, the minister said, while replying to a debate on nuclear deal with the United States.

The Hyde Act contains certain "prescriptive" and "extraneous" elements and India is "not obliged" to follow them, said Mukherjee



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