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Memorandum on Drawdown of Articles, Services, and Military Education and Training From DOD To Provide Anti-Narcotics Assistance to Mexico

December 02, 1996

Presidential Determination No. 97-9

Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of Defense

Subject: Drawdown of Articles, Services, and Military Education and Training From DOD To Provide Anti-Narcotics Assistance to Mexico

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 506(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2318(a)(2) ("the Act"), I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to draw down articles, services, and military education and training from the inventory and resources of the Department of Defense for the purpose of providing anti-narcotics assistance to Mexico.

Therefore, I direct the drawdown of up to $37 million of such articles, services, and military education and training from the Department of Defense for the Government of Mexico for the purposes and under the authorities of Chapter 8 of Part I of the Act.

The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress immediately and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.

WILLIAM J. CLINTON

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, December 2, 1996.

William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Drawdown of Articles, Services, and Military Education and Training From DOD To Provide Anti-Narcotics Assistance to Mexico Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/307942

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