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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 15, 2005

Memorandum for the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense on Afghanistan Freedom Support Act

Presidential Determination No. 2005-25

SUBJECT: Determination to Authorize a Drawdown for Afghanistan

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 202 and other relevant provisions of the Afghanistan Freedom Support Act (Public Law 107 327) and section 506 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2318, I hereby direct the drawdown of up to $161.5 million of defense articles, defense services, and military education and training from the Department of Defense for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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


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