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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 29, 2007

Memorandum for the Secretary of State, Director of National Drug Control Policy, Director of National Intelligence

SUBJECT: Assignment of Function Concerning Assistance to Afghanistan

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the function of the President under the heading "Economic Support Fund" in the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006 (Public Law 109-102)(the "Act"), as carried forward by the Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007 (Public Law 110-5), that relates to waiver of a provision is assigned to the Secretary of State. The Director of National Drug Control Policy and the Director of National Intelligence shall, consistent with applicable law, provide the Secretary of State with such information as may be necessary to assist the Secretary in the performance of such function.

Reference in this memorandum to the provision in the Act shall be deemed to include references to any provision of law that is the same or substantially the same as such provision.

The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.


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