'Pakistan's nuclear arsenal will significantly increase over next decade'

June 13, 2016 10:15 AM

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STOCKHOLM: Two bordering, rival countries are increasing their capacities: India is beefing up its nuclear-capable ballistic missile programme and speeding up its plutonium production, while neighbouring Pakistan is developing battlefield nuclear weapons in a bid to offset India’s superior conventional forces.

Pakistan’s “nuclear arsenal may increase significantly over the next decade,” the institute warned.

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