Pursuant to section 7088(c)(2) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (Division H, Pub. L. 111-8) (“the Act”), and Department of State Delegation of Authority Number 245-1, I hereby determine that it is important to the national interest of the United States to waive the requirements of section 7088(c)(1) of the Act with respect to the Government of Lebanon, and I hereby waive such restriction.
This determination shall be reported to the Congress, and published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Dated: May 7, 2009.
Jacob L. Lew,
Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-11641 Filed 5-18-09; 8:45 am]
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