U.S.-India Cooperation Agreement on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy October 2, 2008 Secretary Rice: „The vision of Prime Minister Singh and President Bush to cement this agreement and be one of the cornerstones of our relationship, but I just want to take a moment to say that this is not the only element of this relationship. As much as the civil nuclear deal is a breakthrough, it is also a friendship based on values, a friendship based on ties, people-to-people ties, including the estimated 80,000 Indian students studying in the United States. I know that the Indian-American Business Council represents the many economic interests we have with India. It is a relationship that is cultural. It`s a relationship that goes very, very deeply. As important as this agreement is, it is part of a much broader framework for our enduring friendship. Full text 4 October 2008: Foreign Minister Rice visits Delhi. India and the US are unable to conclude the New Delhi nuclear deal by insisting that they would only do so after President Bush signed it into law, an occasion when they expect some concerns to be dispelled. B) „component“ means a component of the equipment or other object so designated by agreement of the Parties. 3. Nuclear material and equipment transferred to the United States of America under this Agreement, as well as any nuclear material used or produced by the use of nuclear material, material, equipment or components, shall be subject to the Agreement between the United States of America and the IAEA on the Application of Safeguards in the United States of America; done at Vienna on 18 November 1977, which entered into force on 9 December 1980, and an Additional Protocol upon its entry into force.