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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


For Immediate Release April 3, 1998

April 3, 1998

Presidential Determination No. 98-20

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

SUBJECT: Use of Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining and

           Related Programs Account Funds for the U.S. Contribution
           to the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization
           (KEDO)

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), I hereby determine that it is important to the security interests of the United States to furnish up to $30 million in funds made available under the heading "Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining and Related Programs" in title II of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriation Act, 1998 (Public Law 105-118) for the United States contribution to the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization without regard to any provision of 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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