Determination To Waive the Certification Requirement That the Government of Afghanistan Is Cooperating Fully With U.S.-Funded Poppy Eradication and Interdiction Efforts in Afghanistan, 45597 [E6-12980]

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L. 109–102) (‘‘the Act’’) under the heading Economic Support Fund, provisos 11 through 13, and the May 8, 2006 Assignment of Function from the President to the Secretary of State, I hereby determine that it is vital to the national security interests of the United States to waive the requirement that the Secretary of State certify to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Afghanistan at both the national and local level is cooperating fully with the United States-funded poppy eradication and interdiction efforts in Afghanistan. This determination shall be reported to the Congress, accompanied by a report in accordance with the Act, and published in the Federal Register. Dated: May 22, 2006. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–12980 Filed 8–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–17–P PO 00000 45597 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5487] Certification Related to Aerial Eradication in Colombia Under the Andean Counterdrug Initiative Section of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, Division D, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2006, (Pub. L. 109–102) Pursuant to the authority vested in me as Secretary of State, including under the Andean Counterdrug Initiative section of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, Division D, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2006, (Pub. L. 109–102) (the ‘‘FOAA’’), I hereby determine and certify that: (1) The herbicide mixture used for fumigation of illicit crops in Colombia is being used in accordance with EPA label requirements for comparable use in the United States and in accordance with Colombian laws; and (2) the herbicide mixture, in the manner it is being used, does not pose unreasonable risks or adverse effects to humans or the environment, including endemic species; (3) that complaints of harm to health or licit crops caused by such fumigation are evaluated and fair compensation is being paid for meritorious claims; and (4) that programs are being implemented by the United States Agency for International Development, the Government of Colombia, or other organizations, in consultation with local communities, to provide alternative sources of income in areas where security permits for smallacreage growers whose illicit crops are targeted for fumigation. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5486]


Determination To Waive the Certification Requirement That the 
Government of Afghanistan Is Cooperating Fully With U.S.-Funded Poppy 
Eradication and Interdiction Efforts in Afghanistan

    Pursuant to the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related 
Programs Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Pub. L. 109-102) 
(``the Act'') under the heading Economic Support Fund, provisos 11 
through 13, and the May 8, 2006 Assignment of Function from the 
President to the Secretary of State, I hereby determine that it is 
vital to the national security interests of the United States to waive 
the requirement that the Secretary of State certify to the Committees 
on Appropriations that the Government of Afghanistan at both the 
national and local level is cooperating fully with the United States-
funded poppy eradication and interdiction efforts in Afghanistan.
    This determination shall be reported to the Congress, accompanied 
by a report in accordance with the Act, and published in the Federal 
Register.

    Dated: May 22, 2006.
Condoleezza Rice,
Secretary of State, Department of State.
 [FR Doc. E6-12980 Filed 8-8-06; 8:45 am]
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