On June 4, 2020, Indian Prime Minister Modi and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison held India`s first virtual bilateral summit. During their meeting, the Heads of State and Government signed several agreements and also discussed the COVID 19 measures implemented in their respective countries. Highlights India and Australia have signed the following agreements, namely Framework Arrangement on Cyber Enabled critical. In October 1977, the United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union returned to negotiations for a ban on testing. These three nuclear powers made remarkable progress in the late 1970s and agreed on the terms of banning all tests, including a temporary ban on NPEs, but persistent differences over compliance mechanisms led to the end of negotiations before Ronald Reagan`s inauguration as president in 1981.  In 1985, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev proclaimed a unilateral test moratorium, and in December 1986, Reagan reaffirmed the United States` commitment to pursue the long-term goal of a complete ban on testing. Negotiations on the ban on testing resumed in November 1987, followed by a joint program between the United States and the Soviet Union of research on the detection of underground tests in December 1987   In 1974, the Threshold Test Ban Treaty (TTBT), ratified by the United States and the Soviet Union, took a step towards a complete ban on tests prohibiting underground tests with a yield greater than 150 kilotons.   In April 1976, the two states agreed on the Treaty on Peaceful Nuclear Explosions (PNET), which deals with nuclear explosions outside the weapons sites discussed at the TTBT. As in the TTBT, the United States and the Soviet Union have agreed to ban peaceful nuclear explosions (PNEs) at these other sites with yields greater than 150 kilotons and group explosions with total yields exceeding 1500 kilotons. In order to verify compliance, the PNET requires States to rely on national technical means of verification, exchange information on explosions and allow local counterparts access to them. The TBT and PNET did not enter into force for the United States and the Soviet Union until 11 December 1990.  Iran has announced that it will withdraw from certain obligations under the international nuclear agreement signed in 2015 with world powers, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
On Iran`s partial withdrawal In a stage of partial withdrawal from the JCPOA, Iran will withdraw from certain commitments such as: it will stop suppressing its stockpiles of enriched uranium. India and the United States have extended the India-US civil nuclear energy agreement by ten years. The agreement is also called agreement 123. India purchases nuclear material from the United States on the basis of this agreement. The extension of the agreement was signed at the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP). India-United States Civil. India and Japan have signed ten agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two nations. The agreements were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Japan. The agreements signed are the Agreement on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy: it provides for bilateral cooperation in the. . .