THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
March 17, 2000
Dear Mr. Chairman:
In accordance with section 629 of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appro-priations Act, 2000, as contained in the Omnibus Appropriations Act for 2000 (Public Law 106-113), I hereby certify that the United States Government is not implementing the Memorandum of Understanding Relating to the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems of May 26, 1972, entered into in New York on September 26, 1997, by the United States, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Ukraine.
Attached is a report to the Congress relating to this certification.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
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