[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1998, Book I)] [February 25, 1998] [Page 294] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]
Message to the Congress on Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Cuba February 25, 1998 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 emergency declared with respect to the Government of Cuba's destruction of two unarmed U.S.-registered civilian aircraft in international airspace north of Cuba on February 24, 1996, is to continue in effect beyond March 1, 1998, to the Federal Register for publication. William J. Clinton The White House, February 25, 1998. Note: This message was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on February 26. The notice is listed in Appendix D at the end of this volume.