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Presidential Memorandum Regarding the Palestine Liberation Organization Office, 4/09/09

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                              April 9, 2009

Presidential Determination
No.       2009-17

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

SUBJECT:  Waiver and Certification of Statutory Provisions Regarding the Palestine Liberation Organization Office

Pursuant to the authority and conditions contained in Section 7034(b) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (Div. H, Public Law 111 8), I hereby determine and certify that it is important to the national security interests of the United States to waive the provisions of Section 1003 of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1987, Public Law 100-204.

This waiver shall be effective for a period of 6 months.  You are hereby authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.

BARACK OBAMA