U.S.-Russian agreement on nuclear cooperation

The United States and Russia signed an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation, commonly known as 123 agreement, on May 6th, 2008. Text of the agreement, accompanying Nuclear Proliferation Assessment Statement, and other statements is available from the IPFM library. On May 13th, 2008 President Bush submitted the agreement to Congress. The agreement will enter into force after during 90 days of session unless Congress passes a resolution of disapproval. A collection of links to congressional documents related to the agreement posted by Robert Zarate. A column in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists argues that the agreement should be approved.