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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Presidential Determination
No.       2017-07         


MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

SUBJECT:        Suspension of Limitations under the 
                         Jerusalem Embassy Act


Pursuant to the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 7(a) of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-45) (the "Act"), I hereby determine that it is necessary, in order to protect the national security interests of the United States, to suspend for a period of 6 months the limitations set forth in sections 3(b) and 7(b) of the Act.

You are authorized and directed to transmit this determination, accompanied by a report in accordance with section 7(a) of the Act, to the Congress and to publish this determination in the Federal Register.  

The suspension set forth in this determination shall take effect after you transmit this determination and the required accompanying report to the Congress.


DONALD J. TRUMP