Memorandum on Assistance to East Timor
Presidential Determination No. 2002-19
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Subject: Presidential Determination on Eligibility of East Timor to Receive Defense Articles and Services Under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the Arms Export Control Act
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the laws and Constitution of the United States, including section 503(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and section 3(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, I hereby find that the furnishing of defense articles and services to East Timor will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace.
You are authorized and directed to report this finding to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.
George W. Bush
Note: This memorandum was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on May 29.
George W. Bush, Memorandum on Assistance to East Timor Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/211994