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Memorandum From the President on United States-Turkey Military Cooperation

September 26, 1978

Presidential Determination No. 78-18

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Determination and Certification Under the International Security Assistance Act of 1978 Regarding Resumption of Full Military Cooperation With Turkey

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 13(a) of the International Security Assistance Act of 1978, I hereby determine and certify:

( 1 ) that the resumption of full military cooperation with Turkey is in the national interest of the United States and in the interest of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization; and

(2) that the Government of Turkey is acting in good faith to achieve a just and peaceful settlement of the Cyprus problem, the early peaceable return of refugees to their homes and properties, and continued removal of Turkish military troops from Cyprus in the context of a solution to the Cyprus problem, and the early serious resumption of inter-communal talks aimed at a just, negotiated settlement.

You are requested on my behalf to report this determination and certification to the Congress.

This determination and certification shall be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER.

JIMMY CARTER

Jimmy Carter, Memorandum From the President on United States-Turkey Military Cooperation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243415

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