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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2062

PUBLIC LAW 100-456—SEPT. 29, 1988


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any sale or other transfer to Saudi Arabia by the United States of F-15 aircraft shall be subject to the following conditions: (1) Any such F-15 aircraft sold or otherwise transferred to Saudi Arabia shall be limited to models A, B, C, and D. (2) The United States shall not sell or otherwise transfer to Saudi Arabia the F-15-E with a ground attack capability and shall not upgrade existing Saudi aircraft to that capability. (3) Saudi Arabia shall not possess more than 60 F-15 aircraft at any time, except that additional replacement F-15 aircrsift may be held in the United States, at the expense of Saudi Arabia, for shipment to Saudi Arabia only after the President notifies Congress that the existing inventory of F-15 aircraft held by Saudi Arabia is less than 60 and, then, only on a one-forone replacement basis as each F-15 aircraft is totally removed from the inventory of Saudi Arabia. (b) The President may waive subsection (a) if the President certifies to Congress that such action is in the national interest. SEC. 1307. RESTRICTION ON SALE OF DEFENSE ARTICLES TO CERTAIN NATIONS

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(a) RESTRICTION.—During fiscal year 1989, the United States may not make any sale of defense articles subject to section 36(b) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(b)) to any nation which has acquired intermediate-range ballistic missiles made by the People's Republic of China. (b) PREsroENTiAL CERTIFICATION.—(1) The restriction in subsection (a) shall cease to apply with respect to any nation which has acquired such missiles upon certification by the President to Congress that that nation does not have chemical, biol(^cal, or nuclear warheads for those missiles. (2) If the President makes a certification under paragraph (1) in the case of any nation, the President shall notify Congress promptly of any evidence that, after the date of such certification, such nation has acquired chemical, biological, or nuclear warheads for those missiles. SEC. 1308. UNITED STATES BASES IN THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (a) CONGRESSIONAL FINDINGS.—Congress makes the following findings: (1) The United States has maintained military bases in the Philippines since 1947 pursuant to the United States-Philippine Military Bases Agreement and maintained military bases in the Philippines for many years before that under other arrangement^. (2) Clark Air Force Base, Subic Bay Naval Base, and the other United States military installations in the Philippines significantly promote the mutual interests of the United States and the Philippines and contribute to r ^ o n a l and global security. (3) These installations are also important to the development of democratic institutions and to economic progress in the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia. (4) The United States military installations in the Philippines employ a loyal and highly skilled cadre of Filipinos and make a substantial contribution to the Philippine economy.