Based upon a review of the Administrative Record assembled in this matter and in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury, I conclude that there is a sufficient factual basis to find that the relevant circumstances described in Start Printed Page 2241section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (hereinafter “INA”) (8 U.S.C. 1189), exist with respect to Ansar al-Shari'a in Tunisia, also known as Al-Qayrawan Media Foundation, also known as Supporters of Islamic Law, also known as Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia, also known as Ansar al-Shari'ah, also known as Ansar al-Shari'ah in Tunisia, also known as Ansar al-Sharia.
Therefore, I hereby designate the aforementioned organization and its aliases as a Foreign Terrorist Organization pursuant to section 219 of the INA.
This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.
Dated: December 31, 2013.
John F. Kerry,
Secretary of State.
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