THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
December 8, 1998
Presidential Determination No. 99-8
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Assistance Program for the New Independent States
of the Former Soviet Union
Pursuant to Section 517(b) in Title V of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1999 (Public Law 105-277), I hereby determine that it is in the national security interest of the United States to make available funds appropriated under the heading "Assistance for the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union" in Title II of that Act without regard to the restriction in that section.
You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress of this determination and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON