[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1998, Book I)] [May 13, 1998] [Page 748] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]
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. Note: The memorandum on sanctions against India is listed in Appendix D at the end of this volume.