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IAEA Safeguards Agreement Between Argentina, Brazil, the ABACC and the IAEA for the Application of Safeguards (Quadripartite Agreement), 1991

Published December 13, 1991

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ABACC: Quadripartite Agreement

IAEA: Quadripartite Agreement

This agreement was signed on December 13, 1991, regarding the nuclear materials in Latin America. Argentina and Brazil agreed to only nuclear energy for peaceful uses.

From IAEA:

Agreement of 13 December 1991 Between the Republic of Argentina, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards

An agreement by exchange of letters with the Argentine Republic in connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean

The text of the Exchange of Letters is reproduced in this document for the information of all Members. This Exchange of Letters constitutes an agreement confirming that:

  • the Safeguards Agreement of 13 December 1991, concluded between the Republic of Argentina (Argentina), the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials and the IAEA (the Quadripartite Agreement) on the basis of the Agreement on the Exclusively Peaceful Utilization of Nuclear Energy (the SCCC), also satisfies the obligation of Argentina under Article 13 of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (the Tlatelolco Treaty) and under Article III of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
  • the safeguards set forth in the Quadripartite Agreement shall also apply, as regards Argentina, in connection with the Tlatelolco Treaty and the NPT.
  • the provisions of the Quadripartite Agreement shall apply as long as Argentina is party to either the SCCC Agreement, the Tlatelolco Treaty or the NPT.

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