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42. Letter from Paul V. Kelly, Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs, Department of State concerning the waiver of prohibitions on assistance and support with respect to Nicaragua (July 2003)


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Dear Mr. Chairman:

Pursuant to the authority in Section 527(g) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act of FY 1994 and 1995, delegated to the Secretary of State by a Presidential Memorandum dated July 26, 1994, the Secretary has determined that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive for one year the prohibitions on assistance and support contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 527 of the Act with respect to Nicaragua.

Copies of the Secretary's Determination and the Memorandum
of Justification are enclosed.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly
Assistant Secretary
Legislative Affairs

Enclosures:
1. Secretary's Determination
2. Memorandum of Justification

The Honorable
Henry J. Hyde, Chairman,
Committee on International Relations,
House of Representatives.

Dear Senator Biden:

Pursuant to the authority in Section 527(g) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act of FY 1994 and 1995, delegated to the Secretary of State by a Presidential Memorandum dated July 26, 1994, the Secretary has determined that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive for one year the prohibitions on assistance and support contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 527 of the Act with respect to Nicaragua.

Copies of the Secretary's Determination and the Memorandum
of Justification are enclosed.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly
Assistant Secretary
Legislative Affairs

Enclosures:
1. Secretary's Determination
2. Memorandum of Justification

The Honorable
Joseph R. Biden, Jr.,
Committee on Foreign Relations,
United States Senate.

Dear Mr. Chairman:

Pursuant to the authority in Section 527(g) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act of FY 1994 and 1995, delegated to the Secretary of State by a Presidential Memorandum dated July 26, 1994, the Secretary has determined that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive for one year the prohibitions on assistance and support contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 527 of the Act with respect to Nicaragua.

Copies of the Secretary's Determination and the Memorandum
of Justification are enclosed.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly
Assistant Secretary
Legislative Affairs

Enclosures:
1. Secretary's Determination
2. Memorandum of Justification

The Honorable
Richard G. Lugar, Chairman,
Committee on Foreign Relations,
United States Senate.

Dear Mr. Lantos:

Pursuant to the authority in Section 527(g) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act of FY 1994 and 1995, delegated to the Secretary of State by a Presidential Memorandum dated July 26, 1994, the Secretary has determined that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive for one year the prohibitions on assistance and support contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 527 of the Act with respect to Nicaragua.

Copies of the Secretary's Determination and the Memorandum
of Justification are enclosed.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly
Assistant Secretary
Legislative Affairs

Enclosures:
1. Secretary's Determination
2. Memorandum of Justification

The Honorable
Tom Lantos,
Committee on International Relations,
House of Representatives.



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