Signed memorandum from the President to the Secretary of State regarding the delegation of authority under Section 506(a) (1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

September 10, 2014

 

Attached and signed today is a memorandum from the President to the Secretary of State regarding the delegation of authority under Section 506(a) (1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

 

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release September 10, 2014
September 10, 2014
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the authority under section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to direct the drawdown of up to $25 million in defense articles and services of the Department of Defense and military education and training to provide immediate military assistance to the Government of Iraq, including the Kurdistan Regional Government, to aid their efforts to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and to make the determinations required under such section to direct such a drawdown.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
BARACK OBAMA
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