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Memorandum on Assistance to Jordan Under Chapter 5 of Part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and Section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act

September 16, 1991

Presidential Determination No. 91-53

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 502(c) of the Dire Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Consequences of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Food Stamps, Unemployment Compensation Administration, Veterans Compensation and Pensions, and other Urgent Needs Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-27), I hereby determine and certify that furnishing assistance under chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and under section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act, to Jordan would be beneficial to the peace process in the Middle East.

In addition, by virtue of the authority vested in me by section 586D of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1991 (Public Law 101-513), I hereby determine and certify that assistance for Jordan under chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and under section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act, is in the national interest of the United States.

You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress of this determination and to publish it in the Federal Register.


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, September 16, 1991.

George Bush, Memorandum on Assistance to Jordan Under Chapter 5 of Part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and Section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/327799

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