Pursuant to the authority vested in me as Secretary of State, including under Section 699D(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act (FOAA), 2008 (Div. J, Pub. L. 110-161), and similar provisions related to Serbia in prior year FOAAs, and the President's Delegation of Responsibilities Related to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, dated March 22, 2001, I hereby determine and certify that the Government of Serbia is:
(1) Cooperating with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia including access for investigators, the provision of documents, timely information on the location, movement, and sources of financial support of indictees, and the surrender and transfer of indictees or assistance in their apprehension, including Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic;
(2) Taking steps that are consistent with the Dayton Accords to end Serbian financial, political, security and other support which has served to maintain Start Printed Page 52445separate Republika Srpska institutions; and
(3) Taking steps to implement policies which reflect a respect for minority rights and the rule of law.
This Determination and related Memorandum of Justification shall be provided to the appropriate committees of the Congress. This Determination shall be published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Dated: September 2, 2008.
Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E8-20914 Filed 9-8-08; 8:45 am]
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