Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
December 16, 2009


Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Ellen Tauscher will exchange diplomatic notes bringing into force the United States – United Arab Emirates Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation on Thursday, December 17, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. in the Department of State Treaty Room.

The event is open for press coverage.

Pick-up times for cameras: 1:15 p.m. from 23rd Street entrance
Final Access time for writers and stills: 1:45 p.m. from 23rd Street entrance

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued media identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification (driver's license or passport). Those who do not have a State Department building pass should allow adequate time to clear through security at the 23rd Street entrance.

Press Contacts
Jonathan Kaplan
(202) 736-7960

Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492



PRN: 2009/1288