Second quarter of 2000

U.S. - Russia agreement on weapon-grade plutonium no longer required for defense purposes

WISE-Paris, 5 June 2000

[Posted 05/06/2000]

In a joint statement at the Moscow Summit June 4, President Clinton and Russian President Putin said their agreement on the disposition of plutonium "reaffirms [their] commitment to nuclear disarmament."

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Further information will be provided on our site after the 4th International Radioecological Conference on Utilization of Plutonium: Problems and Solutions, 5-10 June 2000, Krasnoyarsk.

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