Rahul Gandhi slams PM on Twitter over failed NSG bid

Rahul Gandhi, File photo Tecake

Soon after response from Congress over the failure of the country to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), party Vice President Rahul Gandhi,  slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter. Gandhi is currently abroad and he hit out at the government’s “failed diplomacy.”

“NSG: How to lose a negotiation by Narendra Modi #FailedModiDiplomacy,” Gandhi wrote on his official Twitter account.

India has failed to get membership of the NSG after China stalled its move at a NSG meeting in Seoul on the grounds that New Delhi has not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

In response to the failure, the BJP-led central government was slammed by Congress on Friday. The opposition party said that the government has showed unnecessary desperation for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership that led to embarrassment to the country.

“Diplomacy is always done by wisdom and silence… It is an embarrassment for India to do what was not required. This kind of intense lobbying by Prime Minister Modi and his government, we can understand, should have been done for UN Security Council membership,” senior Congress leader and Deputy Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma said on Friday at the party headquarters here.

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