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Presidential Determination of Assistance to the Economic Community of Central African States

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                                   September 8, 2009
September 7, 2009
Presidential Determination
No. 2009-26
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Eligibility of the Economic Community of Central African States to Receive Defense Articles and Defense Services under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, and the Arms Export Control Act, as Amended
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 503(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and section 3(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, I hereby find that the furnishing of defense articles and defense services to the Economic Community of Central African States will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace.
You are authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the Congress and to arrange for the publication of this determination in the Federal Register.
BARACK OBAMA