ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Labour-Struggle against Wage Freeze

of the super-powers wants India to achieve this kind of self-sufficiency in nuclear power generation. While India's stand has been firm on the nuclear issue, is seems to be much less firm on the question of the Indian Ocean bases. Though the Indian Ocean was discussed, Diego Garcia itself was not specifically discussed. Carter explained to Morarji Desai the progress of his negotiations with Soviet Union which, having lost the Berbera facility in Somalia, is in a mood to agree to the United States' proposals on a 'freeze' of naval presence at the current level. But with the Berbera facility gone, the United States has no urgent reasons for going ahead with the Diego Garcia.

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