[USC02] 22 USC Ch. 24A: MIDDLE EAST PEACE AND STABILITY
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22 USC Ch. 24A: MIDDLE EAST PEACE AND STABILITY
From Title 22—FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSE

CHAPTER 24A—MIDDLE EAST PEACE AND STABILITY

Sec.
1961.
Economic assistance.
1962.
Military assistance; use of armed forces.
1963.
United Nations Emergency Force.
1964.
Report to Congress.
1965.
Expiration.

        

§1961. Economic assistance

The President is authorized to cooperate with and assist any nation or group of nations in the general area of the Middle East desiring such assistance in the development of economic strength dedicated to the maintenance of national independence.

(Pub. L. 85–7, §1, Mar. 9, 1957, 71 Stat. 5.)

Appropriations, Fiscal Year 1957; Restriction; Report to Congress

Pub. L. 85–7, §3, Mar. 9, 1957, 71 Stat. 5, authorized President to use, for balance of fiscal year 1957, funds not to exceed $200,000,000 for military and economic assistance for Middle East from appropriations available under Mutual Security Act of 1954, restricted availability of funds for military assistance to funds appropriated for military assistance and for economic assistance to funds appropriated for other than military assistance, and required that funds not be available until 15 days after reports on proposed use of funds be supplied to appropriate Congressional committees.

§1962. Military assistance; use of armed forces

The President is authorized to undertake, in the general area of the Middle East, military assistance programs with any nation or group of nations of that area desiring such assistance. Furthermore, the United States regards as vital to the national interest and world peace the preservation of the independence and integrity of the nations of the Middle East. To this end, if the President determines the necessity thereof, the United States is prepared to use armed forces to assist any such nation or group of such nations requesting assistance against armed aggression from any country controlled by international communism: Provided, That such employment shall be consonant with the treaty obligations of the United States and with the Constitution of the United States.

(Pub. L. 85–7, §2, Mar. 9, 1957, 71 Stat. 5.)

§1963. United Nations Emergency Force

The President should continue to furnish facilities and military assistance, within the provisions of applicable law and established policies, to the United Nations Emergency Force in the Middle East, with a view to maintaining the truce in that region.

(Pub. L. 85–7, §4, Mar. 9, 1957, 71 Stat. 6.)

§1964. Report to Congress

The President shall whenever appropriate report to the Congress his action hereunder.

(Pub. L. 85–7, §5, Mar. 9, 1957, 71 Stat. 6; Pub. L. 87–195, pt. IV, §705, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 463.)

Amendments

1961Pub. L. 87–195 substituted "whenever appropriate" for "within the months of January and July of each year".

Repeals

Section 705 of Pub. L. 87–195, cited as a credit to this section, was repealed by section 401 of Pub. L. 87–565, pt. IV, Aug. 1, 1962, 76 Stat. 263, except insofar as section 705 affected this section.

§1965. Expiration

This chapter shall expire when the President shall determine that the peace and security of the nations in the general area of the Middle East are reasonably assured by international conditions created by action of the United Nations or otherwise except that it may be terminated earlier by a concurrent resolution of the two Houses of Congress.

(Pub. L. 85–7, §6, Mar. 9, 1957, 71 Stat. 6.)