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Memorandum on Sanctions Against India for Detonation of a Nuclear Device

May 13, 1998

Presidential Determination No. 98-22

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Sanctions Against India for Detonation of a Nuclear Explosive Device

In accordance with section 102(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, I hereby determine that India, a non-nuclear-weapon state, detonated a nuclear explosive device on May 11, 1998. The relevant agencies and instrumentalities of the United States Government are hereby directed to take the necessary actions to impose the sanctions described in section 102(b)(2) of that Act.

You are hereby authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the appropriate committees of the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.

William J. Clinton

William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Sanctions Against India for Detonation of a Nuclear Device Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/225374

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