Pursuant to Section 490(b)(1)(A) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, I hereby determine and certify that the top five exporting and importing countries and territories of pseudoephedrine and ephedrine (India, Germany, Singapore, Belgium, United Kingdom, China, Taiwan, Argentina, South Korea, Switzerland, Indonesia, and Thailand) have cooperated fully with the United States, or have taken adequate steps on their own, to achieve full compliance with the goals and objectives established by the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.
This determination and certification shall be published in the Federal Register, and copies shall be provided to the Congress together with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification.Start Signature
Dated: March 3, 2009.
James B. Steinberg,
Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-7675 Filed 4-3-09; 8:45 am]
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