Stephen Smith

  • Defence Minister Antony to arrive in Australia on maiden visit 04-06-2013 11:59 AM

    Melbourne: Defence Minister AK Antony will arrive in Australia on Tuesday on a maiden visit as part of his three nation tour aimed at strengthening India's defence ties with the countries in Asia Pacific region. During his visit, Antony would meet his Australian counterpart Stephen Smith later on Tuesday in...
  • Pak seeks parity in uranium sale from Australia 09-12-2011 02:43 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it should be treated at par with India in civil nuclear cooperation and given the same facilities, including uranium sales by Australia, under a "non-discriminatory regime". "We hope that facilities as available to India will also be made available to Pakistan," Foreign Office spokesman Abdul...
  • 'Aus for strengthening military ties with India' 08-12-2011 08:57 AM

    India and Australia have decided to boost their bilateral defence ties through a series of measures, said Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith. ...
  • Uranium export will begin in 2012: Aus Defence Minister 07-12-2011 11:19 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Australia's Defence Minister Stephen Smith said that Pakistan will not be given a similar deal. ...
  • Australian minister backs India uranium deal 07-12-2011 12:38 AM

    Melbourne/New Delhi: Backing the ruling Labour Party's decision to export uranium to India, Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith on Tuesday rejected a similar deal for Pakistan and said he looked forward to his visit to India that will focus on expanding maritime security between the two countries. "India brought itself...
  • Decision on uranium sale to India significant: Aus 05-12-2011 09:01 PM

    Melbourne: Calling the ruling Labor's decision to lift ban on uranium sale to India as "deeply significant", Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith on Monday said it would advance Canberra's interests and benefit its ties with the "emerging super power." Asserting that the global community has come to accept that India...