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PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 110 STAT. 3009 -136 defense services, including research and development: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this paragraph, $30,000,000 shall be available for assistance on a grant basis for Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to carry out title II of Public Law 103-477 and section 585 of Public Law 104-107: Provided further, That funds made available under this paragraph shall be nonrepayable notwithstanding any requirement in section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act: Provided further, That, for the purpose only of providing support for NATO expansion and the Warsaw Initiative Program, of the funds appropriated by this Act under the headings "Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States" and "Assistance for the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union", up to a total of $7,000,000 may be transferred, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to the funds appropriated under this paragraph: Provided further. That none of the funds made available under this heading shall be available for any non-NATO country participating in the Partnership for Peace Program except through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of direct loans authorized by section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act as follows: cost of direct loans, $60,000,000: Provided, That these funds are available to subsidize gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans of not to exceed $540,000,000: Provided further, That the rate of interest charged on such loans shall be not less than the current average market yield on outstanding marketable obligations of the United States of comparable maturities: Provided further. That of the funds appropriated under this paragraph $20,000,000 shall be made available to Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic: Provided further. That funds appropriated under this heading shall be made available for Greece and Turkey only on a loan basis, and the principal amount of direct loans for each country shall not exceed the following: $122,500,000 only for Greece and $175,000,000 only for Turkey. None of the funds made available under this heading shall be available to finance the procurement of defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services that are not sold by the United States Government under the Arms Export Control Act unless the foreign country proposing to make such procurements has first signed an agreement with the United States Government specifying the conditions under which such procurements may be financed with such funds: Provided, That all country and funding level increases in allocations shall be submitted through the regular notification procedures of section 515 of this Act: Provided further. That funds made available under this heading shall be obligated upon apportionment in accordance with paragraph (5)(C) of title 31, United States Code, section 1501(a): Provided further. That none of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be available for Zaire, Sudan, Liberia, and Guatemala: Provided further. That funds made available under this heading may be used, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for activities related to the clearance of landmines and unexploded ordnance, and may include activities implemented through nongovernmental and international organizations: Provided further. That only those countries for which assistance was justified for the "Foreign Military Sales Financing Program" in the fiscal year 1989 congressional presentation for security assistance programs may utilize funds made available