Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 1998

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Author: William J. Clinton  | Date: May 13, 1998

Message to the Congress Reporting the Detonation of a Nuclear Device by India,
May 13, 1998

To the Congress of the United States:

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

William J. Clinton
The White House,
May 13, 1998.

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Chicago: William J. Clinton, "Message to the Congress Reporting the Detonation of a Nuclear Device by India, May 13, 1998," Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 1998 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, May 15, 1998 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998), 34:2540 Original Sources, accessed October 1, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQI2FSD6NFICMTU.

MLA: Clinton, William J. "Message to the Congress Reporting the Detonation of a Nuclear Device by India, May 13, 1998." Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 1998, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, May 15, 1998 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998), 34:2540, Original Sources. 1 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQI2FSD6NFICMTU.

Harvard: Clinton, WJ, 'Message to the Congress Reporting the Detonation of a Nuclear Device by India, May 13, 1998' in Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 1998. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, May 15, 1998 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998), 34:2540. Original Sources, retrieved 1 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KQI2FSD6NFICMTU.