For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 6, 2003
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
SUBJECT: Designation of the Philippines as a Major Non-NATO Ally
Consistent with the authority vested in me by section 517 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the "Act"), I hereby designate the Republic of the Philippines as a major non-NATO ally of the United States for the purposes of the Act and the Arms Export Control Act.
You are authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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