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Memorandum on Partial Resumption of Travel to Lebanon To Promote Peace and Security

June 05, 2007

Presidential Determination No. 2007-22

Memorandum for the Secretary of Transportation

Subject: Partial Resumption of Travel to Lebanon to Promote Peace and Security

By virtue of the authority vested in me by 49 U.S.C. 40106(b) and for the purpose of promoting peace and security in Lebanon, I hereby determine that the prohibition of transportation services to Lebanon established by Presidential Determination 85-14 of July 1, 1985, as amended by Presidential Determination 92-41 of August 17, 1992, and Presidential Determination 98-32 of June 19, 1998, is hereby further amended to permit U.S. air carriers under contract to the United States Government to engage in foreign air transportation to and from Lebanon of passengers, including U.S. and non-U.S. citizens, and their accompanying baggage; of goods for humanitarian purposes; and of any other cargo or materiel.

All other prohibitions set forth in the above-referenced Presidential determinations remain in effect.

You are directed to implement this determination immediately.

You are authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register.

George W. Bush

Note: This memorandum was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on June 6, and it was published in the Federal Register on June 8.

George W. Bush, Memorandum on Partial Resumption of Travel to Lebanon To Promote Peace and Security Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/275918

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