Agreement On Nuclear Power
Mycle Schneider Consulting, World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2014, 46, www.worldnuclearreport.org. In accordance with Section 902 (b) (2) of P.L. 101-246 (Waiver Authority) told President Clinton that it was in the “national interest” to end the suspension of nuclear cooperation: on August 1, 2008, the IAEA approved the Indian Security Guards Agreement and on 6 September 2008, India was waived at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meeting in Vienna, Austria. The consensus came after the concerns of Austria, Ireland and New Zealand were omitted and is an unprecedented step in the liberation of a country that has not signed the NPT and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).   While India could engage in nuclear exchanges with other agreeing countries. [Clarification needed]  The U.S. Congress approved the agreement and President Bush signed it on October 8, 2008.  Syria has been part of the Non-Proliferation Treaty since 1969 and has a limited civilian nuclear program. Before the advent of the Syrian civil war, it was known that only a small Chinese research reactor, the SRR-1, was operated. Although it supports a free zone for weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East, the country has been accused of pursuing a military nuclear program with a reported nuclear power plant in an area of Lar ez-Zor. The reactor components were probably designed and manufactured in North Korea, the reactor being remarkably similar to the shape and size of North Korea`s Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center. This information has alarmed the Israeli army and secret services so much that the idea of a targeted air attack has been imagined. It led to Operation Orchard, which took place on 6 September 2007 and brought together up to eight Israeli aircraft.
The Israeli government reportedly rejected the idea of the operation by the US Bush administration, although the latter refused to participate. The nuclear reactor was destroyed in the attack, which also killed a dozen North Korean workers. The attack did not provoke international outcry or serious Syrian retaliation, as both sides tried to keep it a secret: despite a half-century state of war declared by neighbouring states, Israel did not want publicity about its break-up of the ceasefire, while Syria was not ready to recognize its secret nuclear program. [Citation required] China has also taken action in response to the United States.