India-Canada nuclear deal to take new shape? via The Indian Express

Civil nuclear cooperation, ways to step up bilateral trade and economic ties are some of the issues expected to be discussed during the meeting between visiting Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here tomorrow.


The reports about the presence of separatist elements in Canada is also likely to figure during Harper’s visit.

“It is of course a matter of concern for us. And we do continue to be in dialogue with the Government of Canada on this issue. But we also recognize that Canada¿s cooperation with us has to be within the limits of Canadian law and also within the parameters of their commitments to cooperate against extremism and terrorism,” Joint Secretary (Americas) in MEA Vikram Doraiswami has said.

On trade front, India and Canada are negotiating a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement to take their economic ties to the next level. The next round of negotiations will be held in Canada mid-November, Doraiswami said.

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