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Memorandum on Eligibility of NIS Countries: Georgia, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan To Be Furnished Defense Articles and Services Under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Arms Export Control Act

March 11, 1997

Presidential Determination No. 97–19

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Eligibility of NIS Countries: Georgia, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan To Be Furnished Defense Articles and Services Under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Arms Export Control Act

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 503(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and section 3(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, I hereby find that the furnishing of defense articles and services to the Governments of Georgia, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Russia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace.

You are authorized and directed to report this finding to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.

WILLIAM J. CLINTON

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, March 11, 1997.

William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Eligibility of NIS Countries: Georgia, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan To Be Furnished Defense Articles and Services Under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Arms Export Control Act Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/307985

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