Govt. decides not to sign MCC

The Cabinet of Ministers has decided not to sign the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement following the recommendations made by the the committee of experts appointed to study the agreement.

The Cabinet Spokesman said the government also considered national security concerns in relation with the MCC agreement and added that the agreement was not in accordance with the Constitution.

However, he said the government is prepared to have discussions with the US to make amendments to the agreement.