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Statement of Administration Policy: S. 960 - International Security and Development Cooperation Act

May 13, 1985

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY

(Revision)
(Senate)
(Senator Lugar (R) Indiana)

The Administration supports Senate passage of S. 960, if it is amended to:

— authorize sufficient funding for security assistance programs;

— eliminate the strictures on assistance to the contras:

— allow flexibility on disbursement of assistance to Israel;

— modify the provisions on the Palestine Liberation Organization to eliminate the constitutional concerns regarding the separation of powers, and Presidential authority to conduct foreign policy;

— allow the President to deny funds to foreign nongovernmental or multi-lateral organizations that perform abortions; and

— increase the assistance levels for Turkey and revise the terms for Greece.

APP Note: Original document provided by Samuel Kernell, UC San Diego.

Ronald Reagan, Statement of Administration Policy: S. 960 - International Security and Development Cooperation Act Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/326843