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Memorandum on Assistance to Victims of the Conflict in Chechnya

March 13, 1995

Presidential Determination No. 95-16

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Determination Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as Amended

Pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1), I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest that up to $11,000,000 be made available from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to meet the urgent and unexpected needs of victims of the conflict in Chechnya. These funds may be used as necessary to provide U.S. contributions in response to the appeals of international and intergovernmental organizations for funds to meet the urgent and unforeseen humanitarian needs of victims of the conflict in Chechnya.

You are authorized and directed to inform the appropriate committees of the Congress of this determination and the obligation of funds under this authority and to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

William J. Clinton

William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Assistance to Victims of the Conflict in Chechnya Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/221271

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