Memorandum on Assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Presidential Determination No. 96-39
Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of Defense
Subject: Assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Pursuant to Section 540(b) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1996 (the "Act"), I hereby:
1) certify that the transfer of defense articles from stocks of the Department of Defense and defense services of the Department of Defense to Bosnia and Herzegovina will assist that country in self-defense, thereby promoting security and stability of the Balkan region;
2) direct the transfer of up to $100 million in defense articles and defense services from the Department of Defense to assist Bosnia and Herzegovina;
3) delegate to the Secretary of Defense the reporting functions contained in Section 540(c) of the Act.
The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to transmit this determination and certification to the appropriate committees of the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
THE WHITE HOUSE,
Washington, July 6, 1996.
William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/307862