DE RUEHMU #0515 0671750
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P 081750Z MAR 06
FM AMEMBASSY MANAGUA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5517
C O N F I D E N T I A L MANAGUA 000515
DEPARTMENT FOR WHA/CEN
E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/08/2016
TAGS: PREL ENRG KSCA IN PARM KNNP ETTC NU
SUBJECT: GON SUPPORTS U.S.-INDIA CIVIL NUCLEAR COOPERATION
REF: STATE 34761
Classified By: AMBASSADOR PAUL TRIVELLI. REASONS 1.4 (B,D).
(C) Foreign Minister Norman Caldera told the Ambassador on
March 7 that he believes that recognizing India's good
behavior on non-proliferation is the right course to take.
The Foreign Minister also opined that forging closer ties
with India as a counterweight to China is a sensible step for
U.S. strategic policy.