Treaty Actions by n0n31VE

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									              Department of State of the United States of America

                                           Treaty Actions
                                                     May 2006

                                                    BILATERAL
Afghanistan
      Agreement amending the agreement of October 3, 2002 for the establishment and operation of United
      States radio transmitting facilities in Afghanistan. Signed at Washington May 4, 2006. Entered into
      force May 4, 2006.
              * Concluded May 4, 2006
              * Entered into force May 4, 2006

      Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of September 19, 2005, as amended, for
      the strategic objective of a better educated and healthier population. Signed at Kabul May 11, 2006.
      Entered into force May 11, 2006.
              * Concluded May 11, 2006
              * Entered into force May 11, 2006

      Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of September 19, 2005, as amended, for
      the strategic objective of a thriving economy led by the private sector. Signed at Kabul May 11, 2006.
      Entered into force May 11, 2006.
              * Concluded May 11, 2006
              * Entered into force May 11, 2006


Algeria
      Agreement with respect to articles and services provided from the Government of the United States of
      America to the Government of Algeria pursuant to the Trans Sahara Counterterrorism Initiative.
      Effected by exchange of notes at Algiers March 20, May 31 and June 20, 2006. Entered into force
      May 31, 2006.
              * Entered into force May 31, 2006


Australia
      Agreement for combating terrorism research and development with annex. Signed at Washington
      May 17, 2006. Entered into force May 17, 2006.
              * Concluded May 17, 2006
              * Entered into force May 17, 2006




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                                            Department of State of the United States of America
                                                     Treaty actions reported for the month of May 2006


Canada
      Agreement on the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Signed at Ottawa April 28, 2006.
      Entered into force May 12, 2006.
              * Entered into force May 12, 2006


Czech Republic
      Second supplementary treaty on extradition. Signed at Prague May 16, 2006.
              * Concluded May 16, 2006; not yet in force


Denmark
      Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences as
      related to Greenland, with annexes. Signed at Copenhagen May 31, 2006. Entered into force May 31,
      2006.
              * Concluded May 31, 2006
              * Entered into force May 31, 2006

      Protocol amending the convention signed August 19, 1999 for avoidance of double taxation and the
      prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, with exchange of notes. Signed at
      Copenhagen May 2, 2006.
              * Concluded May 2, 2006; not yet in force


El Salvador
      Agreement for the enforcement of maintenance support obligations. Signed at San Salvador
      May 30.2006.
              * Concluded May 30, 2006; not yet in force


Finland
      Protocol amending the convention of September 21, 1989, for the avoidance of double taxation and the
      prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital. Signed at Helsinki May 31,
      2006.
              * Concluded May 31, 2006; not yet in force


France
      Agreement concerning the exchange and reimbursement of Marine Aviation and Propulsion fuels, with
      annexes. Signed at Paris and Ft. Belvoir March 6 and May 2, 2006. Entered into force May 2, 2006.
              * Concluded May 2, 2006
              * Entered into force May 2, 2006




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         Agreement extending the agreement of August 9, 1994, for cooperation in research, development and
         applications of high energy leasers and high energy laser-matter interaction physics. Signed at
         Washington and Paris April 24 and May 5, 2006. Entered into force May 5, 2006 with effect from
         August 10, 2004.
                * Concluded May 5, 2006
                * Entered into force May 5, 2006


Greece
         Agreement extending the mutual defense cooperation agreement of July 8, 1990, as extended. Effected
         by exchange of notes at Athens April 25 and May 5, 2006. Entered into force May 5, 2006; effective
         November 6, 2006.
                * Concluded May 5, 2006
                * Entered into force May 5, 2006


Guyana
         Agreement amending the agreement of December 28 and 29, 2000 regarding the status of military and
         civilian personnel of the United States Department of Defense temporarily present in Guyana in
         connection with military exercises and training, counter-drug related activities, United States security
         assistance programs, or other agreed purposes. Effected by exchange of notes at Georgetown April 4
         and May 10, 2006. Entered into force May 10, 2006, with effect from December 29, 2005.
                * Concluded May 10, 2006
                * Entered into force May 10, 2006


Israel
         Agreement extending the protocol of July 11, 2001, as extended, relating to and amending the air
         transport agreement of June 13, 1950. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington April 4 and May 9,
         2006. Entered into force May 9, 2006.
                * Concluded May 9, 2006
                * Entered into force May 9, 2006


Italy
         Instrument as contemplated by Article 3(2) of the Agreement on Extradition between the United States
         of America and the European Union signed 25 June 2003, as to the application of the Extradition Treaty
         between the Government of the United States of America and the Republic of Italy signed
         13 October 1983, with annex.
                * Concluded May 3, 2006; not yet in force




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Kazakhstan
        Agreement amending the agreement of October 3, 1995, as amended, concerning the elimination of
        infrastructure of weapons of mass destruction. Signed at Washington and Astana April 28 and May 2,
        2006. Entered into force May 2, 2006.
               * Concluded May 2, 2006
               * Entered into force May 2, 2006

        Implementing arrangement for cooperation in the prevention of illicit trafficking in nuclear material.
        Signed at Astana May 5, 2006. Entered into force May 5, 2006.
               * Concluded May 5, 2006
               * Entered into force May 5, 2006


Korea (ROK)
        Annex to the data exchange agreement of May 15, 1963 on rocket motor defect assessment. Signed at
        Arlington and Seoul May 4 and 22, 2006. Entered into force May 22, 2006.
               * Concluded May 22, 2006
               * Entered into force May 22, 2006

        Memorandum of understanding amending and extending memorandum of understanding of March 5,
        2002 concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences. Signed at Seoul and Reston
        May 15 and 19, 2006. Entered into force May 19, 2006, with effect from April 29, 2004.
               * Concluded May 19, 2006
               * Entered into force May 19, 2006


Lebanon
        Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement. Signed at Beirut May 3 and 20, 2006. Entered into force
        September 30, 2006.
               * Concluded May 20, 2006


Lithuania
        Agreement regarding logistic support, supplies and services, with annexes. Signed at Stuttgart and
        Vilnius May 22 and 31, 2006. Entered into force May 31, 2006.
               * Concluded May 31, 2006
               * Entered into force May 31, 2006


Malta
        Extradition treaty. Signed at Valletta May 18, 2006.
               * Concluded May 18, 2006; not yet in force

        Treaty on certain aspects of mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, with annex. Signed at Valletta
        May 18, 2006.
               * Concluded May 18, 2006; not yet in force


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Nicaragua
      Millennium Challenge Compact, with attachments and annexes. Signed at Washington July 14, 2005.
      Entered into force May 26, 2006.
              * Entered into force May 26, 2006


Panama
      Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama.
      Effected by exchange of notes at Panama May 19 and 22, 2006. Entered into force May 22, 2006.
              * Concluded May 22, 2006
              * Entered into force May 22, 2006

      Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama.
      Effected by exchange of notes at Panama May 2 and 3, 2006. Entered into Force May 3, 2006.
              * Concluded May 3, 2006
              * Entered into force May 3, 2006

      Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama.
      Effected by exchange of notes at Panama May 24 and 26, 2006. Entered into force May 26, 2006.
              * Concluded May 26, 2006
              * Entered into force May 26, 2006

      Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama.
      Effected by exchange of notes at Panama May 4, 2006. Entered into Force May 4, 2006.
              * Concluded May 4, 2006
              * Entered into force May 4, 2006

      Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama.
      Effected by exchange of notes at Panama May 8 and 9, 2006. Entered into force May 9, 2006.
              * Concluded May 9, 2006
              * Entered into force May 9, 2006


Paraguay
      Agreement regarding strategic objective grant to fight corruption, with annex. Signed at Asuncion
      May 8, 2006. Entered into force May 8, 2006.
              * Concluded May 8, 2006
              * Entered into force May 8, 2006


Philippines
      Agreement amending the agreement of May 16 and July 16, 1974 concerning payment to the United
      States of net proceeds from the sale or disposal of defense articles furnished on a grant basis. Effected
      by exchange of notes at Manila and Pasay City March 8 and May 2, 2006. Entered into force May 2,
      2006.
              * Concluded May 2, 2006
              * Entered into force May 2, 2006

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Romania
     Memorandum of arrangement regarding assignment of liaison officer, with annex. Signed at Norfolk
     May 30, 2006. Entered into force May 30, 2006.
            * Concluded May 30, 2006
            * Entered into force May 30, 2006


Serbia and Montenegro
     Agreement on employment of dependents of members of diplomatic missions and consular posts.
     Effected by exchange of notes at Belgrade May 18 and 19, 2006.
            * Concluded May 19, 2006; not yet in force


Singapore
     Agreement regarding the assignment of liaison officers, with annex. Signed at Arlington May 15, 2006.
     Entered into force May 15, 2006.
            * Concluded May 15, 2006
            * Entered into force May 15, 2006


Swaziland
     Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Mbane
     May 10, 2006. Entered into force September 20, 2006.
            * Concluded May 10, 2006


United Kingdom
     Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of March 18, 2004, as amended, concerning
     the use of the United Kingdom government pipeline and storage system in support of U.S. forces within
     the United Kingdom. Signed at Fort Belvoir and West Moors May 2 and 9, 2006. Entered into force
     May 9, 2006.
            * Concluded May 9, 2006
            * Entered into force May 9, 2006




                                           MULTILATERAL
AVIATION, CIVIL
     Convention for the suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of civil aviation. Done at Montreal
     September 23, 1971. Open for signature at Montreal September 23, 1971; thereafter until entry into
     force, at Moscow, London and Washington. Entered into force January 26, 1973.
     (BULLETIN; 974 UNTS 177; 24 UST 564)
            ANDORRA                                              Consent to be bound (Accession), May 22, 2006;
                                                                 Entry into force, May 22, 2006

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           SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE                                  Consent to be bound (Accession), May 8, 2006;
                                                                  Entry into force, May 8, 2006

    Convention for the suppression of unlawful seizure of aircraft. Done at The Hague December 16, 1970.
    Open for signature at The Hague December 16, 1970; thereafter, until entry into force, at Moscow,
    London and Washington. Entered into force October 14, 1971.
    (BULLETIN; 7192 TIAS; 860 UNTS 105; 22 UST 1641)
           SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE                                  Consent to be bound ((None)), May 8, 2006;
                                                                  Entry into force, May 8, 2006

    Protocol for the suppression of unlawful acts of violence at airports serving international civil aviation,
    supplementary to the convention of September 23, 1971. Done at Montreal February 24, 1988. Open
    for signature at Montreal February 24, 1988. After March 1, 1988 open for signature in London,
    Moscow, Washington & Montreal until entry into force. Entered into force August 6, 1989.
           ANDORRA                                                Consent to be bound (Accession), May 22, 2006;
                                                                  Entry into force, May 22, 2006


CORRUPTION
    United Nations convention against corruption. Done at New York October 31, 2003. Done at New
    York October 31, 2003. Entered into force December 14, 2005; for the United States November 29,
    2006.
           ALBANIA                                                Consent to be bound (Ratification), May 25, 2006


DEFENSE
    Combined joint military information exchange annex concerning operational and technical information
    for naval command, control, communications and computers (C4), with appendices. Signed at Quebec
    and Washington May 24 and June 2, 2006. Entered into force June 2, 2006.
           AUSTRALIA                                              Signature, May 24, 2006;
                                                                  Consent to be bound (Signature), May 24, 2006
           CANADA                                                 Signature, May 24, 2006;
                                                                  Consent to be bound (Signature), May 24, 2006
           NEW ZEALAND                                            Signature, May 24, 2006;
                                                                  Consent to be bound (Signature), May 24, 2006
           UNITED KINGDOM                                         Signature, May 24, 2006;
                                                                  Consent to be bound (Signature), May 24, 2006

    Memorandum of understanding concerning the establishment, administration, and operation of the
    combined joint operations from the sea centre of excellence, with annexes. Signed at Norfolk May 31,
    2006. Entered into force May 31, 2006.
           CANADA                                                 Signature, May 31, 2006;
                                                                  Entry into force, May 31, 2006
           UNITED STATES                                          Signature, May 31, 2006;
                                                                  Entry into force, May 31, 2006




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