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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 10, 2008

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Presidential Determination No. 2008-18

SUBJECT: Waiver and Certification of Statutory Provisions Regarding the Palestine Liberation Organization Office

Pursuant to the authority and conditions contained in section 634(d) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (Div. J, Public Law 110 161), I hereby determine and certify that it is important to the national security interests of the United States to waive the provisions of section 1003 of the Anti Terrorism Act of 1987, Public Law 100 204.

This waiver shall be effective for a period of 6 months from the date hereof. You are hereby authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the Congress and to publish it in the Federal Register.


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