Exchange of Diplomatic Notes for the Entry into Force of the Japan-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
July 20, 2017
- The exchange of diplomatic notes for the entry into force of the “Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of India for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy” (English (PDF) / Japanese (PDF)) took place in New Delhi, India on July 20 between Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu, Japanese Ambassador to India, and Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India. Accordingly, pursuant to the provisions of this Agreement (paragraph 1 of Article 17), this Agreement entered into force on July 20, 2017. This Agreement was signed at Tokyo on November 11, 2016, and was approved in the Japanese Diet on June 7, 2017.
- This Agreement provides a necessary legal framework for the realization of cooperation between Japan and India in the field of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.