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Public Papers - 1992

Presidential Determination No. 92 - 48 -- Memorandum on Counternarcotics Assistance for Colombia

1992-09-30

Memorandum for the Secretary of State,

the Secretary of Defense

Subject: Presidential Determination to Drawdown DOD Stocks for Counternarcotics Assistance for Colombia

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 506(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2318(a)(2) (the ``Act''), I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to drawdown defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training for the purpose of providing counternarcotics assistance to Colombia.

Therefore, I hereby direct the drawdown of up to million of such defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training for the purposes and under the authorities of Chapter 8 of Part I of the Act.

The Acting Secretary of State is authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress, and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.

George Bush

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 4:10 p.m., October 8, 1992]

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