The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe signed several important cooperation agreements with his Indian counterpart Narendra modi, said on 12 December the news Agency France Presse.
One of the most important of the agreements signed was the agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. In the past Tokyo has refused to consider this issue because of India’s refusal to accede to the Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Shinzo Abe’s revised position on cooperation in the field of nuclear technology.
Another contract provides for the construction of high-speed railway between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Indian Prime Minister expressed confidence that this project will give an additional impetus to the economic development of the country.
Commentators have noted that Narendra modi after coming to power, began a rapid rapprochement with Japan. Presumably, this is due to the desire of the two countries to contain the growing expansion of China.
Recall that India has a nuclear Arsenal.