Niamey, July 27 2000

Mr President:

I am pleased to reference the Agreement No. 381-NI 2000 relating to the supply of uranium and signed at Niamey July 6 2000 between the Government of the Republic of Niger and the Government of Iraq by their respective authorized delegates.

The agreement calls for the supply of 500 tons of uranium which are to be delivered in two phases.

Having seen the aformentioned Agreement, I do hereby approve it in its entirety and in each of its particular parts by virtue of the powers of invested in me by the Constitution of May 12 1966

As such, please regard the present letter as a formal acceptance of the Agreement by the duly constituted Government of the Republic of Niger.

Please be assured of my highest regard.

Mamadou Tandja
Republic of Niger