India requires to answer questions over its conduct as nuclear state: FO.

Foreign Office Spokesperson on Wednesday said the firing of BrahMos nuclear-capable missile into Pakistan's territory on 9 March, had raised several questions about India's conduct as a nuclear state including, whether it was actually an accident.

'India also needs to answer questions about the underlying intentions, technical features and reliability of the missile system, safety, security and nuclear command and control protocols, and the presence of rogue elements in the Indian military,' the spokesperson said commented on a query regarding Indian media reports quoting Director General International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The reports said the firing of BrahMos nuclear capable missile into Pakistan's territory from India on 9 March 2022 was not a cause for any specific concern for the IAEA.

'The report is a disingenuous attempt by the Indian state-sponsored media to absolve India of its irresponsible nuclear behaviour by directing this question at the Director General IAEA,' the spokesperson said.

The director general's response could not be purposely misinterpreted to trivialize the...

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