For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 8, 2002
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
August 7, 2002
SUBJECT: Presidential Determination on Waiver of Restrictions on Assistance to Russia under the Cooperative Threat Reduction Act of 1993 and Title V of the FREEDOM Support Act
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 302 of the 2002 Supplemental Appropriations Act for Further Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States (Public Law 107-206), I hereby certify that waiving the restrictions contained in subsection (d) of 22 U.S.C. 5952 and in section 502 of the FREEDOM Support Act (Public Law 102-511) with respect to the Russian Federation is important to the national security interests of the United States.
You are authorized and directed to transmit this certification to the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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