Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
His Highness Amir congratulates Sudanese Pres. on re-election      Pakistan stands by Saudi Arabia -- Pres. Hussain      Kuwait to send relief aid to earthquake-stricken Nepal      Min. requests int'l humanitarian response efforts for Yemen      Civilians of Gaza have right to live in peace, security - Ban      Five blasts rock Baghdad, nine people wounded - source
  Politics
White House extends nat''l emergency with respect to nuclear proliferation
18/06/2012   |   11:10 PM | World News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
in Russia WASHINGTON, June 18 (KUNA) -- The White House announced on Monday the continuation of the national emergency with respect to the risk of nuclear proliferation created by the accumulation of weapons-usable missile material in Russia.
"It remains a major national security goal of the United States to ensure that fissile material removed from Russian nuclear weapons pursuant to various arms control and disarmament agreements is dedicated to peaceful uses, subject to transparency measures, and protected from diversion to activities of proliferation concern", said President Barack Obama in a letter to Congress.
"The accumulation of a large volume of weapons-usable fissile material in the territory of the Russian Federation continues to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States", he added.
"For this reason, I have determined that it is necessary to continue the national emergency declared with respect to the risk of nuclear proliferation created by the accumulation of a large volume of weapons-usable fissile material in the territory of the Russian Federation and maintain in force these emergency authorities to respond to this threat, concluded Obama in the letter.
On June 21, 2000, the White House issued Executive Order 13159 blocking property and interests in property of the Russian Government in the United States related to this end.
The White House noted in a statement that "the national emergency declared on June 21, 2000, must continue beyond June 21, 2012, to provide continued protection from attachment, judgment, decree, lien, execution, garnishment, or other judicial process for the property and interests in property of the Government of the Russian Federation that are directly related to the implementation of the HEU Agreements and subject to US jurisdiction".
This national emergency was extended by Obama for an additional year. (end) jm.bs KUNA 182310 Jun 12NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Honoring Kuwait 2014


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

kuna magazien


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   70 Syria's regime forces killed in Idlib
2.   Biden, Poroshenko discuss fighting in Ukraine, country's reform agenda
3.   Kuwait hammers Oman in Hockey Challenge tourney
4.   Operation Renewal of Hope paves way for political action - Kuwait
5.   Aircraft of regime crashes in southern Syria -- SOHR
6.   NUSSLI says proud of constructing Kuwait's pavilion at Expo Milan 2015
    Photo Gallery

Egyptian President Abdelfatah Al-Sisi

His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah

Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Chairman Helal Al-Sayer

Yemen's Minister of Human Rights Ezzedine Al-Asbahi

Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah receives head of the US Central Command General Lloyd Austin

France Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal

Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs Yaaqoub Al-Sanea during the parliament session

Foreign Ministry undersecretary Khaled Al-Jarallah
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Images 2014
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS