Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Central African Republic
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CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH
RESPECT TO THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
On May12, 2014, by Executive Order13667, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the situation in and in relation to the Central African Republic, which has been marked by a breakdown of law and order, intersectarian tension, widespread violence and atrocities, and the pervasive, often forced recruitment and use of child soldiers, and which threatens the peace, security, or stability of the Central African Republic and neighboring states.
The situation in and in relation to the Central African Republic continues to pose an unusual and extraordinary threatto the national security and foreign policy of the UnitedStates. For this reason, the national emergency declared on May12, 2014, to deal with that threat must continue in effect beyond May12, 2017. Therefore, in accordance with section202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50U.S.C. 1622(d)), I am continuing for 1year the national emergency declared in Executive Order13667.
This notice shall be published in the FederalRegister and transmitted to the Congress.
DONALD J. TRUMP
THE WHITE HOUSE,
May 9, 2017.