TOKYO -- Japan's House of Representatives passed a nuclear cooperation agreement with India on Tuesday, giving assurances that the pact will parliamentary approval before the current session ends next month.

The Lower House approved the pact, which will allow Japan to export nuclear power plants to India, by a majority vote led by the ruling bloc and sent it to the House of Councillors for further deliberations,Jiji Press reported.

Opposition parties voted against the pact, saying it does not contain a provision that would stop cooperation from Japan if India conducts a nuclear test.

Source: Emirates News Agency