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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 30, 2008

Text of a Letter From The President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate

July 30, 2008

Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:)

I am pleased to transmit to the Congress, consistent with the provisions of section 699M of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public Law 110-161), the enclosed report entitled, "Comprehensive Nuclear Threat Reduction and Security Plan."

This report, compiled by the Departments of State, Defense, Energy, and Homeland Security, details Federal plans to ensure that all weapons and weapons-usable material at vulnerable sites are secure from terrorist threats. As required, the report includes information on sustainability plans, interagency cooperation, programmatic and budgetary requirements, and international engagement related to these vital national security efforts.



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