By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of State, including section 1 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act (22 U.S.C. 2651a) and section 1513 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (Pub. L. 110-181) (FY 2008 NDAA), along with a similar concurrence authority contained in the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund (ASFF) heading of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 (Div. C, Pub L. 115-141) (FY 2018 DoD Appropriations Act), I hereby delegate to the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, to the extent authorized by law, the authority to concur with the Secretary of Defense's use of the ASFF authority, pursuant to section 1513 of the FY 2008 NDAA and the ASFF heading of the FY 2018 DoD Appropriations Act.
Notwithstanding this delegation of authority, any function or authority delegated herein may be exercised by the Secretary or the Deputy Secretary. Any reference in this delegation of authority to any statute shall be deemed to be a reference to such statute as amended from time to time, and shall be deemed to apply to any provision of law that is the same or substantially the same as such statute.
This delegation of authority shall be published in the Federal Register.
Dated: August 21, 2018.
Michael R. Pompeo,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2018-20061 Filed 9-13-18; 8:45 am]
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