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Presidential Memorandum Regarding Nuclear Agreement with the United Arab Emirates

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                          May 20, 2009

May 19, 2009
 
Presidential Determination
No. 2009-18

MEMORANDUM FOR
THE SECRETARY OF STATE
THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY

SUBJECT:
Proposed Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Arab Emirates Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

I have considered the proposed Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Arab Emirates Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, along with the views, recommendations, and statements of the interested agencies.

I have determined that the performance of the Agreement will promote, and will not constitute an unreasonable risk to, the common defense and security. Pursuant to section 123 b. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2153(b)), I hereby approve the proposed Agreement and authorize the Secretary of State to arrange for its execution.

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

BARACK OBAMA