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Memorandum on Provision of U.S. Drug Interdiction Assistance to the Government of Brazil

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Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 1012 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2291-4), I hereby certify, with respect to Brazil, that (1) interdiction of aircraft reasonably suspected to be primarily engaged in illicit drug trafficking in that country's airspace is necessary because of the extraordinary threat posed by illicit drug trafficking to the national...

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									                                                               Administration of George W. Bush, 2008 / Oct. 15                                                               1349

                                                               Joint Statement by G–8 Leaders on                               fidence, changes to the regulatory and insti-
                                                               the Global Economy                                              tutional regimes for the world’s financial sec-
                                                               October 15, 2008                                                tors are needed to remedy deficiencies ex-
                                                                                                                               posed by the current crisis. The discussions
                                                                  We, the leaders of Canada, France, Ger-                      elaborating such changes, building on the ef-
                                                               many, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United King-                    forts of the Financial Stability Forum and the
                                                               dom, and the United States of America, and                      IMF, must involve both developed and de-
                                                               the President of the European Commission,                       veloping countries. We look forward to a
                                                               are united in our commitment to fulfill our                     leaders’ meeting with key countries at an ap-
                                                               shared responsibility to resolve the current                    propriate time in the near future to adopt
                                                               crisis, strengthen our financial institutions,                  an agenda for reforms to meet the challenges
                                                               restore confidence in the financial system,                     of the 21st century.
                                                               and provide a sound economic footing for                           We are confident that, working together,
                                                               our citizens and businesses.                                    we will meet the present challenges and re-
                                                                  We welcome and commend the recent de-                        turn our economies to stability and pros-
                                                               cisions and actions taken in support of imple-                  perity.
                                                               mentation of the G–7 Plan of Action, adopted
                                                               by finance ministers and central bank gov-                      NOTE: An original was not available for
                                                               ernors and endorsed by the International                        verification of the content of this joint statement.
                                                               Monetary and Financial Committee of the
                                                               Board of Governors of the International
                                                               Monetary Fund, which set forth a concerted                      Memorandum on Provision of U.S.
                                                               framework for individual and collective ac-                     Drug Interdiction Assistance to the
                                                               tion. These measures will help financial insti-                 Government of Brazil
                                                               tutions gain access to needed capital, support                  October 15, 2008
                                                               systemically important financial institutions
                                                               and prevent their failure, unfreeze credit                      Presidential Determination No. 2009–4
                                                               markets, restart secondary markets for mort-
                                                               gages, and protect savers and depositors. We                    Memorandum for the Secretary of State and
                                                               will implement these measures on an urgent,                     the Secretary of Defense
                                                               transparent, and non-discriminatory basis.
                                                               We pledge continued close cooperation and                       Subject: Provision of U.S. Drug Interdiction
                                                               coordination.                                                   Assistance to the Government of Brazil
                                                                  As we address the current crisis, we will                        Pursuant to the authority vested in me by
                                                               work to mitigate its adverse impacts on                         section 1012 of the National Defense Au-
                                                               emerging economies and developing nations,                      thorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995, as
                                                               and we strongly support the IMF’s critical                      amended (22 U.S.C. 2291–4), I hereby cer-
                                                               role in assisting affected countries. We reaf-                  tify, wi
								
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