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For Immediate Release

Memorandum from the President Regarding a Peaceful Nuclear Agreement with Russia

Presidential Determination
No.       2010-08

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY

SUBJECT: Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Russian Federation for Cooperation in the Field of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy


I have considered the proposed Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Russian Federation for Cooperation in the Field of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, signed in Moscow on May 6, 2008, along with the views, recommendations, and statements of the interested departments and agencies.

I approve the proposed Agreement and have determined that the performance of the Agreement will promote, and will not constitute an unreasonable risk to, the common defense and security.

The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register.

BARACK OBAMA