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October 1, 1999

Presidential Determination No. 99-44

                               THE WHITE HOUSE

                        Office of the Press Secretary
  ______________________________________________________
  For Immediate Release                  October 1, 1999


                      September 30, 1999


                              Presidential Determination
                              No.      99-44



  MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
               THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

  SUBJECT:     Pakistan and India


  Pursuant to the authority vested in me as President of the United States,
  including under section 902 of the India-Pakistan Relief Act of 1998 (as
  enacted in Public Law 105-277), to the extent provided in that section, I
  hereby waive until October 21, 1999, the sanctions and prohibitions
  contained in sections 101 and 102 of the Arms Export Control Act, section
  620E(e) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and section 2(b)(4) of the
  Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, insofar as such sanctions and
  prohibitions would otherwise apply to any credit, credit guarantee, or
  financial assistance provided by the Department of Agriculture to support
  the purchase of food or other agricultural commodity.

  The Secretary of State is hereby authorized and directed to report this
  determination to the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the
  Federal Register.



                              WILLIAM J. CLINTON



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