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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
January 16, 2009
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Presidential Determination No. 2009-13
SUBJECT: Eligibility of the Southern African Development Community to Receive Defense Articles and Defense 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 defense services to the Southern African Development Community will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace.
You are authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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