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Public Papers - 1992

Presidential Determination No. 92 - 27 -- Memorandum Certifying Ethiopia for United States Assistance


Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Determination and Certification Under Section 8 of the Horn of Africa Recovery and Food Security Act: Ethiopia

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 8 of the Horn of Africa Recovery and Food Security Act (Public Law 102 - 274; 106 Stat. 115), I hereby determine and certify that the Government of Ethiopia:

(1) has begun to implement peace agreements and national reconciliation agreements;

(2) has demonstrated a commitment to human rights within the meaning of sections 116 and 502B of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961;

(3) has manifested a commitment to democracy, has established a timetable for free and fair elections, and has agreed to implement the results of those elections; and

(4) has agreed to distribute developmental assistance on the basis of need without regard to political affiliation, geographic location, or the ethnic, tribal, or religious identity of the recipient.

You are authorized and directed to report this determination and certification to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.

George Bush

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:54 a.m., June 10, 1992]

Note: This memorandum was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on May 27.

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