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Memorandum on Determination To Authorize the Furnishing of Immediate Military Assistance to the Philippines

September 16, 1986

Presidential Determination No. 86-13

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 of 1961, as amended (the Act), I hereby determine that:

— an unforeseen emergency exists which requires immediate military assistance to the Philippines; and

— 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 $10,000,000 in defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training to the Philippines 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.


RONALD REAGAN

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, September 16, 1986.

cc: The Secretary of Defense

Ronald Reagan, Memorandum on Determination To Authorize the Furnishing of Immediate Military Assistance to the Philippines Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323415

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