It is reported that India has seized cargo destined for Pakistan’s nuclear industry from a Chinese ship


An article appeared on the website of the Observer Research Foundation, which tells about the incident with the detention of a Chinese ship bound for one of the Pakistani ports. The detention, according to the author of the material, an employee of the mentioned Pulkit Mohan Foundation, was carried out in February by Indian border guards in the customs port of Kandla.


According to the author of the article, Indian border guards acted on the basis of previously obtained intelligence information about the presence of “special cargo” on board. We are talking about the presence on board the cargo indicated in the nomenclature as an industrial autoclave. According to Indian intelligence, this cargo was a "dual-use autoclave."

It is alleged that the system delivered to Pakistan from China was intended for the development of the country's nuclear arsenal, for the nuclear military industry. As a result, the cargo was confiscated by the Indian side.

From the material:

This incident underscores the continued strong ties between China and Pakistan in the area. weapons mass destruction (WMD). It is well known that Pakistan’s nuclear program is not indigenous and that China plays an important role in developing and supporting the Pakistan nuclear weapons program.

It is noted that New Delhi is afraid of deepening Sino-Pakistani cooperation in the field of "military atom".

Now, allegedly, India is having problems with the detention of cargo delivered to Pakistan by a Chinese ship. In Beijing, they demanded clarification and immediate “release” of cargo.

From the article:

The removal requires an appropriate response from national security experts in India due to a clear violation of international standards. Given the rarity of such incidents, it is important that India investigate possible responses through several channels.
Falsifying information provided by China and Pakistan provides New Delhi with several opportunities to achieve this goal in an international context. In this situation, India may refer to the 2005 Law on Weapons of Mass Destruction and their delivery systems (prohibition of illegal activities).


It is noted that if India manages to substantiate its actions in the international arena, this will strengthen its position.
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  1. Ilya-spb April 14 2020 08: 04 New
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    Something of the state, as in the days of the pirates, lost both fear and conscience ...

    And a lesson for everyone - serious goods must be transported either on warships, or accompanied by warships.
    1. lwxx April 14 2020 08: 32 New
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      That is precisely why the Akademik Cherskiy pipe-layer goes to Europe accompanied by Russian warships. We have long had no illusions on this score.
      1. Aleksandr21 April 14 2020 09: 01 New
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        Quote: lwxx
        That is precisely why the Akademik Cherskiy pipe-layer goes to Europe accompanied by Russian warships. We have long had no illusions on this score.


        Yes, difficult times have come and accompanied with something more reliable. By the way, Academician Chersky should arrive in Kaliningrad at the end of April to complete repairs and modernization, and then should return to the Far East, where he will begin the construction of Sakhalin-3.
      2. demo April 14 2020 09: 23 New
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        I get the impression that our pipelayer goes this way not because he fears detention or provocation, but because he is a distraction for another operation.
    2. Grandfather April 14 2020 08: 43 New
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      Quote: Ilya-spb
      Something of the state, as in the days of the pirates, lost both fear and conscience ...

      Well, if the states offered private letters of marque, why "how"? pirates are.
    3. venik April 14 2020 12: 45 New
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      Quote: Ilya-spb
      And a lesson for everyone - serious goods must be transported either on warships, or accompanied by warships.

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      И do not come in to the ports or territorial waters of countries with which tensions!
      1. TermNachTer April 14 2020 19: 06 New
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        Yes, having such a cargo on board, entering the Indian port is not the very act of the captain or organization responsible for this event.
  2. Mikhail m April 14 2020 08: 08 New
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    Without very good reason, the Indians would not become impudent. So, most likely, it will do without armed conflict. Nobody needs him now.
  3. steelmaker April 14 2020 08: 10 New
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    Pakistan is not even a partner for Russia. Therefore, I am on the side of India.
    1. knn54 April 14 2020 08: 36 New
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      Find traces of coronavirus ...
    2. venik April 14 2020 12: 58 New
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      Quote: steel maker
      Pakistan is not even a partner for Russia. Therefore, I am on the side of India.

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      And India is a "flat friendship"? Given that the Indians are flirting with the “states” more and more, and Pakistan is moving away more and more from them (“shtats”) ..... It’s still not clear who will be “who is who?” And who is “who is. .... "radish"? ", in the coming years ..... request
  4. Lopatov April 14 2020 08: 13 New
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    if India manages to substantiate in the international arena

    Somehow, it is hardly believed that a vessel with such equipment would call at an Indian port.

    It seems that India has decided to follow the path of the Americans “money if it is lost” (c) and show its steepness
    1. neri73-r April 14 2020 09: 36 New
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      Quote: Spade
      Somehow, it is hardly believed that a vessel with such equipment would call at an Indian port.

      In principle, you are right, but there is no limit to human stupidity.
  5. Alex 2020 April 14 2020 08: 15 New
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    Hindus detain Chinese ships and seize cargo. Yankees in relation to Chinese ships want to approve of privateering (piracy). Interesting times are coming! And after all, all the tricks of Amer get away with it. belay
    1. Doccor18 April 14 2020 08: 24 New
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      Well, yes it's not for long. China does not stand still. Ships build faster than anyone in the world.
      This privateering will cost dearly the United States. And India was dangerously “squeezed” between Pakistan and the PRC.
  6. Avior April 14 2020 08: 15 New
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    On a specialized resource, like VO, it is still worth distinguishing between Ship and ship.
    If this autoclave really turns out to be used in the nuclear industry, China may have problems in the form of sanctions, this is a direct violation of the Convention on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. all the more so since half the world is now claiming to the Chinese for the virus, now they only need a suitable excuse.
    1. Lopatov April 14 2020 08: 20 New
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      Quote: Avior
      Convention on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

      ?
      Pakistan and China nuclear states
      1. Avior April 14 2020 08: 28 New
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        Pakistan has not signed a nuclear non-proliferation treaty
        (India, Israel, Pakistan, South Sudan and North Korea did not sign, which signed and then left), and China, like the rest of the world, signed.
        This means that they cannot have any cooperation in the field of nuclear energy and especially nuclear weapons with those who have not signed the treaty, this will be a direct violation of the NPT treaty.
        1. Lopatov April 14 2020 08: 29 New
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          Quote: Avior
          Pakistan has not signed a nuclear non-proliferation treaty

          So Pakistan has the right to cooperate with states that do not have nuclear weapons, no more

          Quote: Avior
          This means that they cannot have any cooperation.

          ??
          And in what article of the Treaty is this indicated?
          1. Avior April 14 2020 09: 07 New
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            Despite its name, the NPT regulates not only the military, but also the peaceful use of atomic energy.
            Articles 3 and 4, for example, describe the cooperation of parties to a contract
            1. Lopatov April 14 2020 09: 39 New
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              Quote: Avior
              Despite its name, the NPT regulates not only the military, but also the peaceful use of atomic energy.

              So what?
              The question is, after all, a completely different one. Is the relationship between the two NUCLEAR powers subject to regulation of the NPT
              1. Avior April 14 2020 09: 46 New
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                The object of regulation of the NPT is the nuclear activities of all parties to the treaty.
                Therefore, the problem concerns precisely China, as a participant.
                1. Lopatov April 14 2020 09: 51 New
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                  Quote: Avior
                  Therefore, the problem concerns precisely China, as a participant.

                  Once again, China and Pakistan are nuclear powers. And therefore, the NPT cannot regulate the relationship between them.
                  1. Avior April 14 2020 09: 54 New
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                    We'll see.
                    China is a party to the NPT, and all its relations with anyone in the nuclear field are regulated by the NPT.
      2. venik April 14 2020 12: 53 New
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        Quote: Spade
        Pakistan and China nuclear states

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        And what? Is the transfer of technologies or equipment for the production of nuclear weapons and their components or improvement of the technology of their manufacture to a country already having the status of "NUCLEAR" NO longer a violation of the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear technology ??? request belay
        1. Lopatov April 14 2020 12: 57 New
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          Quote: venik
          NO longer IS

          No And it wasn’t
          Only "nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices, as well as control over such weapons" cannot be transferred. What Americans are constantly breaking
  7. gabonskijfront April 14 2020 08: 24 New
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    Pakistan is friends with China against India, the United States kisses India, bearing in mind China's desire to dominate Asia. Europe is impotent and does not play an independent role. The Middle East is pregnant with a war of all against all. There is a possibility that Russia will be swept for the first time by a universal sheer, we have all have equal relations and there is no global contradiction with anyone, and no one wants to have such an enemy. Perhaps at the exit from the crisis we will take a worthy place in the global world, for the first time without blood. .
    1. 72jora72 April 14 2020 09: 03 New
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      .Maybe at the exit from the crisis we will take a worthy place in the global world, for the first time without blood. .
      Only not only everyone will survive ........ (c).
  8. Amateur April 14 2020 08: 49 New
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    But what the hell is a Chinese ship with equipment for the Pakistani nuclear industry trapped in India? The Indians did not capture him in neutral waters. I thought that only a Russian tanker could go to the Ukrainian port. But it turns out that there are other "smart" ones.
  9. Polite Moose April 14 2020 09: 06 New
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    We are talking about the presence on board the cargo indicated in the nomenclature as an industrial autoclave. According to Indian intelligence, this cargo was a "dual-use autoclave."

    According to the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property "Rospatent", any autoclave is a dual-use product. It is only necessary to attach a coil to it.
  10. Ros 56 April 14 2020 09: 17 New
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    We are waiting for the reaction of Beijing, and it will follow.
  11. Operator April 14 2020 09: 20 New
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    Privateering Forever laughing
  12. Prisoner April 14 2020 09: 23 New
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    India lost the coast, and China decided to pull its mustache. No matter how regret it was.
  13. asv363 April 14 2020 09: 24 New
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    The point is different. China historically blocks India from joining the NSG (Nuclear Suppliers Group or NSG in English). I haven’t heard of any “dual-use” autoclaves, it’s probably the so-called hot chambers?
    Link to the original:
    https://www.orfonline.org/expert-speak/drdo-seizes-mislabeled-autoclave-from-chinese-ship-nuclear-opportunity-india-64523/
    1. Avior April 14 2020 10: 12 New
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      The nuclear supplier group now has 48 states, only NPT members.
      https://www.mid.ru/sl/eksportnyj-kontrol/-/asset_publisher/UhKoSvqyDFGv/content/id/1137533
      https://www.iaea.org/sites/default/files/infcirc539r1_rus.pdf
      But for India there is an exception - a special nuclear agreement with the United States approved by the NSG (the NSG decision is adopted by consensus, that there is also agreement by China)
      https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ядерное_соглашение_между_Индией_и_США
      hi
      1. asv363 April 14 2020 10: 45 New
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        We had an agreement between the USSR and India, of the year 1988. Nothing prevented us from delivering to India; all these limitations of the NSG did not apply to the old agreements.
        In principle, there has long been a proposal to accept India and Pakistan into the NSG, but they cannot agree on the order of entry.
        1. Avior April 14 2020 11: 29 New
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          Gorbachev’s favorite word interferes. smile
          Since the beginning of the 90s, additional conditions for the NPT and IAEA have become much tougher.