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Memorandum on Waiving Prohibition on United States Military Assistance with Respect to Burundi, Guyana, and Liberia

November 29, 2004

Presidential Determination No. 2005-08

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Waiving Prohibition on United States Military Assistance with Respect to Burundi, Guyana, and Liberia

Consistent with the authority vested in me by section 2007 of the American Servicemembers' Protection Act of 2002 (the "Act"), title II of Public Law 107-206 (22 U.S.C. 7421 et seq.), I hereby:

• Determine that Burundi, Guyana, and Liberia have each entered into an agreement with the United States pursuant to Article 98 of the Rome Statute preventing the International Criminal Court from proceeding against U.S. personnel present in such countries; and
• Waive the prohibition of section 2007(a) of the Act with respect to these countries for as long as such agreement remains in force.

You are authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress, and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.

George W. Bush

Note: This memorandum was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on November 30.

George W. Bush, Memorandum on Waiving Prohibition on United States Military Assistance with Respect to Burundi, Guyana, and Liberia Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/212632

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