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15 January 2004

U.S. Designates Kuwait a Major Non-NATO Ally of U.S.

Presidential determination issued January 15

The White House issued a presidential determination January 15, declaring Kuwait a major Non-NATO ally of the United States.

Following is the text of the determination:

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
(New Orleans, Louisiana)

January 15, 2004
Presidential Determination No. 2004-21

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

SUBJECT: Designation of the State of Kuwait as a Major Non-NATO Ally

Consistent with the authority vested in me by section 517 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the "Act"), I hereby designate the State of Kuwait as a Major Non-NATO Ally of the United States for the purposes of the Act and the Arms Export Control Act.

You are authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register.

GEORGE W. BUSH

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(Distributed by the Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State. Web site: http://usinfo.state.gov)



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