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U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation - Reprocessing Arrangement


Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 29, 2010

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The United States and India have taken an important step toward implementing civil nuclear cooperation by completing negotiations on “arrangements and procedures” for reprocessing U.S.-origin spent nuclear fuel. These arrangements, negotiated pursuant to Article 6(iii) of the historic Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of India and the Government of the United States of America concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, will enable Indian reprocessing of U.S.-obligated nuclear material under IAEA safeguards. Completion of these arrangements will facilitate participation by U.S. firms in India’s rapidly expanding civil nuclear energy sector.

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PRN: 2010/367

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