Pursuant to the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Pub. L. 109-102) (“the Act”) under the heading Economic Support Fund, provisos 11 through 13, and the May 8, 2006 Assignment of Function from the President to the Secretary of State, I hereby determine that it is vital to the national security interests of the United States to waive the requirement that the Secretary of State certify to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Afghanistan at both the national and local level is cooperating fully with the United States-funded poppy eradication and interdiction efforts in Afghanistan.
This determination shall be reported to the Congress, accompanied by a report in accordance with the Act, and published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Dated: May 22, 2006.
Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E6-12980 Filed 8-8-06; 8:45 am]
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