The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has informed the Government of the United States of its interest in an Start Printed Page 71016extension of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Pre-Classical and Classical Archaeological Objects which entered into force on July 19, 2002, and was amended on September 4, 2006, to include the aforementioned Byzantine Period materials that had been restricted from importation pursuant to prior emergency action.
Pursuant to the authority vested in the Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and pursuant to the requirement under 19 U.S.C. 2602(f)(1), an extension of this Memorandum of Understanding is hereby proposed.
Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 2602(f)(2), the views and recommendations of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee regarding this proposal will be requested.
A copy of this Memorandum of Understanding, the designated list of restricted categories of material, and related information can be found at the following Web site: http://exchanges.state.gov/culprop.Start Signature
Dated: November 28, 2006.
Dina Habib Powell,
Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E6-20791 Filed 12-6-06; 8:45 am]
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