THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
May 30, 1998
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Sanctions Against Pakistan for Detonation of a
Nuclear Explosive Device
In accordance with section 102(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, I hereby determine that Pakistan, a non-nuclear-weapon state, detonated a nuclear explosive device on May 28, 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
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