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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 24, 2004
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Presidential Determination No. 2004-50
SUBJECT: Presidential Determination on Eligibility of the African Union to Receive Defense Articles and Services Under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, and the Arms Export Control Act, as Amended
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 503(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and section 3(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, I hereby find that the furnishing of defense articles and services to the African Union will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace.
You are authorized and directed to report this finding to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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