Brussels: NATO does not consider India as a potential missile threat despite the country's advanced missile development programme, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.

India has successfully launched Agni-5 ballistic missile with a range of 5,000 km. The three-stage solid-fuel missile launched from a site on Wheelers' Island in the Bay of Bengal.

With the successful test fire of the Agni-5 missile India joins the elite club of nations having Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM), which includes the US, Russia, China, Britain and France.

Speaking at a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Rasmussen said Wednesday the Alliance does not consider India as a threat to NATO allies and territory.