THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
Presidential Determination No. 97-30
August 7, 1997
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Creation of a Middle East Peace and Stability Fund Using Current- and Prior-Year Economic Support Funds Appropriated for Egypt
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 614(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2364(a)(1) (the "Act"), I hereby determine that it is important to the security interests of the United States to furnish up to $50 million in current- and prior-year funds to Jordan under chapter 4 of part II of the Act without regard to any provision of the law within the scope of section 614(a)(1). I hereby authorize the furnishing of such assistance.
You are hereby authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
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