India, who has been trying for long to become a member of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), should realise that owning several missiles does not mean it is a nuclear power, Chinese media has stated.
This comment in the media comes after India successfully tested its long-range ballistic missile, Agni-IV, which can travel 4,000 kilometers and carry a nuclear warhead on Monday, more than a month after it had successfully test-fired Agni-V that has a range of more than 5,000 kilometers.
A Global Times editorial read, “For India, China is something to inspire ambition and invoke patriotism. However, India should realize that owning several missiles does not mean it is a nuclear power. Even though India does become a nuclear power, it will be a long time before it can show off its strength to the world.” Read More…