THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release November 1, 2000
TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:
Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d))
provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless,
prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes
in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that
the emergency is to continue in effect beyond the anniversary date. In
accordance with this provision, I have sent the enclosed notice, stating
that the Sudan emergency is to continue in effect beyond November 3, 2000,
to the Federal Register for publication.
The crisis between the United States and Sudan that led to the
declaration on November 3, 1997, of a national emergency has not been
resolved. The Government of Sudan has continued its activities hostile to
United States interests. Such Sudanese actions and policies pose a
continuing unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and
foreign policy of the United States. For these reasons, I have determined
that it is necessary to maintain in force the broad authorities necessary
to apply economic pressure on the Government of Sudan.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
THE WHITE HOUSE,
October 31, 2000.
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