Memorandum on Determination To Authorize the Furnishing of Immediate Military Assistance to Honduras
Presidential Determination No. 86-8
Memorandum for the Honorable George P. Shultz, The Secretary of State
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 506(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act, as amended ("the Act"), I hereby determine that:
1) an unforeseen emergency exists which requires immediate military assistance to Honduras; and
2) the aforementioned emergency requirement cannot be met under the authority of the Arms Export Control Act or any other law except Section 506(a) of the Act.
Therefore, I hereby authorize the furnishing of up to $20,000,000 in defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training to Honduras under the provisions of Chapters 2 and 5 of Part II of the Act.
This determination shall be reported to Congress immediately and published in the Federal Register.
THE WHITE HOUSE,
Washington March 25, 1986.
Ronald Reagan, Memorandum on Determination To Authorize the Furnishing of Immediate Military Assistance to Honduras Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323390