Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
May 1986

May 1, 1986
Proclamation 5471 -- Loyalty Day, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Nuclear Reactor Accident at Chernobyl
Address to the Ministerial Meeting of the Association of South East Asian Nations in Bali, Indonesia
Toast at the State Dinner in Bali, Indonesia
Nomination of John Thomas Agresto To Be Archivist of the United States

May 2, 1986
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Japanese News Organizations
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Senate Budget Resolution

May 3, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Nuclear Reactor Accident at Chernobyl
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Restructuring of the Japanese Economy
Remarks to the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce in Tokyo, Japan
Appointment of Eight Members of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, and Designation of the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, and Executive Director

May 4, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Nuclear Reactor Accident at Chernobyl
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Deliberate Destruction of the Delta Rocket
Radio Address to the Nation on the President's Trip to Indonesia and Japan

May 5, 1986
Tokyo Economic Summit Conference Statement: Looking Forward to a Better Future
Tokyo Economic Summit Conference Statement on International Terrorism
Tokyo Economic Summit Conference Statement on the Soviet Nuclear Reactor Accident at Chernobyl

May 6, 1986
Tokyo Economic Summit Conference Declaration
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

May 7, 1986
The President's News Conference
Remarks Upon Returning From the Trip to Indonesia and Japan
Statement on the Soviet-United States Nuclear and Space Arms Negotiations
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Congressional Disapproval of the United States Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia
Proclamation 5472 -- National Barrier Awareness Day, 1986

May 8, 1986
Nominations, May 8, 1986
Proclamations, May 8, 1986

May 10, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Tax Reform

May 12, 1986
Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for James C. Fletcher as Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Statement on Signing the Garrison Diversion Unit Reformulation Act of 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Attacks on Shipping in the Persian Gulf
Appointments & Nominations, May 12, 1986
Proclamations, May 12, 1986

May 13, 1986
Appointment of Johnathan S. Miller as Deputy Assistant to the President for Administration
White House Announcement of the Signing of the Acts of the Nineteenth Congress of the Universal Postal Union
Proclamation 5477 -- National Osteoporosis Awareness Week, 1986
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Students of John A. Holmes High School of Edenton, North Carolina
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the President's Meeting With Natan Shcharanskiy

May 14, 1986
Remarks to the Tax Reform Action Coalition
Nominations & Appointments, May 14, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev's Address on the Nuclear Reactor Accident at Chernobyl

May 15, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Proposed Defense Budget Reductions
Proclamations, May 15, 1986
Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative on the Restriction of Certain Imports From the European Economic Community
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Restriction of Certain Imports From the European Economic Community
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction Negotiations
Statement on Signing the Bill Proclaiming the Year of New Sweden
Appointments & Nominations, May 15, 1986
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Establishing an International Space Year in 1992
Remarks at the Annual White House News Photographers' Association Dinner

May 16, 1986
Executive Order 12557 -- Establishment of Emergency Board No. 209 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Announcement of the Establishment of Emergency Board No. 209 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Appointment of Irene Pollin as a Member of the National Cancer Advisory Board
Statement on the Death of Theodore White
Executive Order 12558 -- Establishing an Emergency Board To Investigate a Dispute Between the Long Island Rail Road and Certain Labor Organizations Representing Its Employees
Announcement of the Establishment of Emergency Board No. 210 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute

May 17, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Armed Forces Day
Proclamation 5481 -- National Digestive Diseases Awareness Week, 1986

May 19, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on South African Military Raids
Remarks at a White House Ceremony for World Trade Week and the "E" and "E Star" Awards
Proclamation 5482 -- World Trade Week, 1986
Statement on Signing the United States Coast Guard and Maritime Administration Bill
Nominations & Appointments, May 19, 1986

May 20, 1986
Remarks on Signing the Just Say No To Drugs Week Proclamation
Remarks Prior to a Meeting With the Senate Finance Committee on the Tax Reform Bill
Statement on the Machine Tool Industry
Proclamations, May 20, 1986
Executive Order 12559 -- Exclusions From the Federal Labor-Management Relations Program

May 21, 1986
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With High School Students From the Close Up Foundation
Proclamations, May 21, 1986
Letter to Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole on the United States Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia
Message to the Senate Returning Without Approval the Bill Banning the United States Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia
Remarks at the Annual Republican Senate/House Fundraising Dinner

May 22, 1986
Remarks During a White House Briefing for Members of the American Retail Federation
Message to the Senate Transmitting the Cameroon-United States Investment Treaty
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Biennial Report on the Stable Food Production Plans of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act Beneficiary Countries
Appointments & Nominations, May 22, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Central American Peace Negotiations
Proclamations, May 22, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on House of Representatives Approval of the Omnibus Trade Bill

May 23, 1986
Message to the Congress Reporting on the National Emergency With Respect to Nicaragua
Message to the Congress Reporting on the National Emergency With Respect to Iran
Nominations & Appointments, May 23, 1986
Proclamations, May 23, 1986
Memorandum on Import Relief for the Wood Shakes and Shingles Industry
Message to the Congress on Import Relief for the Wood Shakes and Shingles Industry

May 24, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Voluntarism
Executive Order 12560 -- Administration of Foreign Relations and Related Functions

May 25, 1986
Proclamation 5494 -- Critical Care Week, 1986

May 26, 1986
Remarks at a Memorial Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia

May 27, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the United Nations Special Session on Africa
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Central American Summit Meeting
Remarks Following Discussions With President Jose Simeon Azcona Hoyo of Honduras
Honduras-United States Joint Communique
Statement on Soviet and United States Compliance With Arms Control Agreements
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Soviet and United States Compliance With Arms Control Agreements
Designation of Richard G. Johnson as Acting Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy

May 28, 1986
Proclamation 5495 -- National Child Safety Month, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Preliminary Radioactive Waste Repository Site Selection

May 29, 1986
Nominations & Appointments, May 29, 1986
Remarks to the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers
Remarks at a Dinner for Former Members of the Office of Strategic Services

May 30, 1986
Remarks on Greeting the National Spelling Bee Finalists
Remarks to Members of the American Tort Reform Association
Appointment of James Berry Hill as a Member of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee
Message to the Senate Transmitting the Bangladesh-United States Investment Treaty
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Illegal Drug Trafficking Between Mexico and the United States
Proclamations, May 30, 1986

May 31, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Terrorism