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Jimmy Carter Administration: Executive Order 12150 on the United States Sinai Support Mission

(July 23, 1979)

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America, including Chapter 6 of Part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of '1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2348, 2348a.2348c.), Section 1 (b) of Executive Order No. 11896 of January 13, 1976, is hereby amended to read:

"(b) The Mission shall, in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, including Part II, Chapter 6 thereof, the Joint Resolution of October 1.3, 1975 (Public Law 94-110, 89 Stat. 572, 22 U.S.C. 2441 note), and the provisions of this Order, carry out the duties and responsibilities of the United States Government to implement the "United States Proposal for the Early Warning System in Sinai" in connection with the Basic Agreement between Egypt and Israel, signed on September 4, 1975, and the Annex to the Basic Agreement, as superseded by the Treaty of Peace between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Israel, signed on March 26, 1979, and Article VII of the Appendix to Annex I of the Treaty of Peace, subject to broad policy guidance received through the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and the continuous supervision and general direction of the Secretary of State pursuant to Section 622 (c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2382(c)).".

The White House,
July 23, 1979.

Sources: Public Papers of the President