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Memorandum on Emergency Military Sales to Israel and Saudi Arabia

March 21, 1991

Presidential Determination No. 91-25

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Pursuant to section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(b)(1)), I hereby determine that an emergency exists that requires the immediate transfer to Israel of one Patriot fire unit, and the sale of repair parts and other logistical support to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the national security interests of the United States. The specific foreign military sales cases include:

Transmittal No. 91-18 — One Patriot fire unit, including eight missile launching stations, 64 Patriot (PAC 1) missiles, with related ancillary equipment, hardware, USG and contractor training and support.

Transmittal No. 91-15 — Logistical services for the Saudi Ordnance Corps.

Transmittal No. 91-16 — Repair Parts and other Logistical Support for the Royal Saudi Land Forces.

Transmittal No. 91-17 — Repair Parts and other Logistical Support for the Royal Saudi Air Force.

This memorandum shall be included in the certification transmitted to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate under section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act with respect to the foreign military sales cases described herein.


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, March 21, 1991.

George Bush, Memorandum on Emergency Military Sales to Israel and Saudi Arabia Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/327782

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