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Memorandum on Suspending Prohibitions on Certain Sales and Leases Under the Anti-Economic Discrimination Act of 1994

May 01, 1995

Presidential Determination No. 95-20

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 564 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act ("the Act"), Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995, Public Law 103-236, as amended, I hereby:

(1) determine and certify that the following countries do not currently maintain a policy or practice of sending letters to United States firms requesting compliance with, or soliciting information regarding compliance with, the Arab League secondary or tertiary boycott of Israel:

Djibouti, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Uganda.

(2) determine that suspension of the application of section 564(a) of the Act to the following countries until May 1, 1996, is in the national interest of the United States, and will promote the objectives of section 564 to eliminate the Arab boycott:

Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Jordan, Kuwait, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

(3) determine that it is in the national security interest of the United States to suspend until May 1, 1996, the application of subsection (a) of section 564 of the Act with respect to Lebanon.

You are authorized and directed to report this determination to the appropriate committees of the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.


WILLIAM J. CLINTON

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, May 1, 1995.

William J. Clinton, Memorandum on Suspending Prohibitions on Certain Sales and Leases Under the Anti-Economic Discrimination Act of 1994 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/327639

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