Pursuant to Section 7031(b)(3) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2012 (Div. I, Pub. L. 112-74) (“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 7031(b)(1) of the Act with respect to Vietnam, and I hereby waive this restriction.
This determination and the accompanying Memorandum of Justification shall be reported to the Congress, and the determination shall be published in the Federal Register.
Dated: December 4, 2012.
Thomas R. Nides,
Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources.
This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register March 19, 2013.
[FR Doc. 2013-06635 Filed 3-21-13; 8:45 am]
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