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Memorandum From the President on Security Assistance to Zaire

May 18, 1978

Presidential Determination No. 78-11

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 25 of the International Security Assistance Act of 1977, I hereby determine that:

(a) The furnishing to Zaire of not to exceed $2,500,000 in international military education and training for the fiscal year 1978 under chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, the extension to and utilization by Zaire of not to exceed $17,500,000 for the fiscal year 1978 in credit under the Arms Export Control Act, and the utilization by Zaire of the uncommitted balance of credit extended to Zaire under the Arms Export Control Act in any prior fiscal year, are important to the national security interests of the United States; and

(b) Such assistance should be furnished to Zaire in the national security interests of the United States.

You are requested on my behalf to report this determination to the Congress, as required by law. You are also requested to keep the Congress fully and currently informed on the specific details of how the assistance to Zaire is utilized.

This determination shall be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER.

JIMMY CARTER

Jimmy Carter, Memorandum From the President on Security Assistance to Zaire Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244817

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