Executive Order 14064: Protecting Certain Property of Da Afghanistan Bank for the Benefit of the People of Afghanistan [open pdf - 198KB]
Alternate Title: EO 14064: Protecting Certain Property of Da Afghanistan Bank for the Benefit of the People of Afghanistan
From the Document: "I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, find that the widespread humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan--including the urgent needs of the people of Afghanistan for food security, livelihoods support, water, sanitation, health, hygiene, shelter and settlement assistance, and COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019]-related assistance, among other basic human needs--and the potential for a deepening economic collapse in Afghanistan constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States. I hereby declare a national emergency to deal with that threat. In addition, I find that the preservation of certain property of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) held in the United States by United States financial institutions is of the utmost importance to addressing this national emergency and the welfare of the people of Afghanistan. I also understand that various parties, including representatives of victims of terrorism, have asserted legal claims against certain property of DAB or indicated in public court filings an intent to make such claims. This property is blocked under this order."
Executive Order 14064; EO 14064
Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
Federal Register (February 15, 2022), v. 87 no.31, p.8391