US Presidential nominees McCain, Obama welcomes NSG waiver for India

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Washington, Sept 7 : The US presidential nominees Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama have welcomed the NSG waiver to India.

McCain has asked Congressional leaders to act "expeditiously" to pass the Indo-US nuclear deal and Obama has sought its quick submission before lawmakers.

McCain said in a statement in Virginia that the implementation of the nuclear deal, represents another building block in the partnership between India and US.

Obama issued a statement from Chicago referring the NSG approval a "positive development" and saying that he is looking forward to "reviewing" what the grouping has agreed in Vienna.

Meanwhile, Bush Administration will try to push the Indo-US nuclear deal in its session starting on Monday after its ringing endorsement by the 45-member Nuclear Suppliers Group in Vienna.

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