January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

Treaty Actions - January 2005 (updated September 2005)

BILATERALS

AUSTRALIA

United States-Australia free trade agreement, with annexes and related exchanges of letters. Signed at Washington May 18, 2004. Entered into force January 1, 2005.

CHILE

Agreement extending the agreement of May 14, 1992, as extended, relating to scientific and technical cooperation. Effected by exchange of notes at Santiago January 4 and 28, 2005. Entered into force January 28, 2005.

GERMANY

Agreement for the loan of residual precision navigation upgrade assets. Signed at Washington and Koblenz December 16, 2004 and January 4, 2005. Entered into force January 4, 2005.

GHANA

Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Accra and Stuttgart September 3, 2004 and January 11, 2005. Entered into force January 11, 2005.

ITALY

Agreement for the design, development, operation and utilization of three mini pressurized logistics modules for the International Space Station, with memorandum of understanding. Effected by exchange of notes at Rome April 18, 2001 and January 11, 2005. Entered into force January 11, 2005.

MALI

Agreement regarding the consolidation of debt owed to, guaranteed by or insured by the United States Government. Signed at Bamako September 10 and October 29, 2004. Entered into force January 18, 2005.

NIGER

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Niamey January 31, 2005. Entered into force March 10, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama January 4 and 12, 2005. Entered into force January 12, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama January 7 and 13, 2005. Entered into force January 13, 2005.

PORTUGAL

Agreement amending the agreement of May 30, 1974 and June 30, 1975 concerning payment to the United States of the net proceeds from the sale of defense articles by Portugal. Effected by exchange of notes at Lisbon December 19, 2004 and January 19, 2005. Entered into force January 19, 2005.

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Agreement amending the agreement of August 26, 1993, as amended and extended, concerning cooperation in the elimination of strategic offensive arms. Signed at Moscow January 14, 2005. Entered into force January 14, 2005.

Addendum to the Protocol of June 11, 1996 regarding the balance of their contributions and obligations to the International Space Station. Signed at Moscow September 9, 2004. Entered into force January 26, 2005.

SENEGAL

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Dakar November 19, 2004. Entered into force January 18, 2005.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington January 31, 2005. Entered into force January 31, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS

Convention on the prohibition of the development, production and stockpiling of bacteriological (biological) and toxin weapons and on their destruction. Done at Washington, London and Moscow April 10, 1972.

26 UST 583; TIAS 8062; 1015 UNTS 163

Accession: Moldova - January 28, 2005

DEFENSE

Framework memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation in post production support of Harrier aircraft, with annexes. Signed October 5 and December 9, 2004 and January 10, 2005. Entered into force December 9, 2004; January 10, 2005 for the United States.

FISHERIES

Convention for the establishment of an Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission.

Done at Washington May 31, 1949.

1 UST 230; TIAS 2044; 80 UNTS 3

Adherence: Spain - January 27, 2005

Convention for the strengthening of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission established by the 1949 Convention between the United States of America and the Republic of Costa Rica ("Antigua Convention"). Done at Washington November 14, 2003.

Sen. Treaty Doc. 109-2, 109th Cong., 1st Sess.

Ratification: Mexico - January 14, 2005

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement on the Status of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, National Representative and International Staff. Done at Ottawa September 20, 1951.

5 UST 1087; TIAS 2992; 200 UNTS 3

Ratification: Lithuania - January 3, 2005

Romania - January 5, 2005

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding Atomic Information. Done at Paris June 18, 1964.

16 UST 109; TIAS 5768; 542 UNTS 145

Ratification: Lithuania - January 3, 2005

WHALING

International Convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946. Entered into force November 10, 1948.

62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: Czech Republic - January 24, 2005

Protocol to the International Convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington November 19, 1956.

10 UST 952; TIAS 4228; 338 UNTS 366

Adherence: Czech Republic - January 24, 2005

Treaty Actions - February 2005 (updated September 2005)

BILATERALS

BRAZIL

Agreement regarding mutual legal assistance between their customs administrations. Signed at Brasilia June 20, 2002. Entered into force February 1, 2005.

COLOMBIA

Aviation leadership program agreement. Signed at Washington and Bogota August 4, 2004 and February 2, 2005. Entered into force February 2, 2005.

JORDAN

Agreement amending the agreement of May 20 and August 24, 1974 relating to payment to the United States of the net proceeds from the sale of defense articles by Jordan. Effected by exchange of notes at Amman November 10, 2004 and February 7, 2005. Entered into force February 7, 2005.

NICARAGUA

Agreement amending the agreement of May 15 and June 28, 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 Managua January 20 and February 3, 2005. Entered into force February 3, 2005.

NIGER

Agreement amending the agreement of July 18 and September 24, 1992 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 Niamey January 13 and February 18, 2005. Entered into force February 18, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama February 4, 2005. Entered into force February 4, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama January 28 and February 4, 2005. Entered into force February 4, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama February 2 and 10, 2005. Entered into force February 10, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama February 24, 2005. Entered into force February 24, 2005.

UNITED KINGDOM

Agreement amending the Treaty of July 3, 1986 concerning the Cayman Island relating to mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. Effected by exchange of notes at London September 10, 2004 and February 9, 2005. Entered into force February 9, 2005.

Amendment to supplement number six of the memorandum of understanding of July 14, 1979 on a cooperative program for a medium multiple launch rocket system, with annexes. Signed at Washington and Bristol February 4 and 10, 2005. Entered into force February 10, 2005.

ZAMBIA

Agreement concerning the provision of equipment, training and related services under the U.S. International Military Education and Training (IMET) Program. Effected by exchange of notes at Lusaka February 19, 2004 and February 15, 2005. Entered into force February 15, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

ATOMIC ENERGY

Framework agreement for international collaboration on research and development of Generation IV nuclear energy systems. Signed at Washington February 28, 2005. Entered into force February 28, 2005.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

NATO Agreement on the Communication of technical information for defense purposes. Done at Brussels October 19, 1970.Approval: Estonia - February 9, 2005Agreement on the status of North Atlantic Treaty Organization, national representatives and international staff. Done at Ottawa September 20, 1951.

5 UST 1087; TIAS 2992; 200 UNTS 3

Ratification: Latvia - February 17, 2005Agreement for the mutual safeguarding of secrecy of inventions relating to defense and for which applications for patents have been made. Done at Paris September 21, 1960.

Approval: Latvia - February 17, 2005WINE

Agreement on mutual acceptance of oenological practices. Done at Toronto December 18, 2001. Entered into force December 1, 2002.Accession: Argentina - February 8, 2005SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Amendments of the agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 17, 2000.Ratification: Argentina - February 17, 2005Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 10, 2000.

Ratification: Argentina - February 17, 2005


Treaty Actions - March 2005 (updated October 2005)

BILATERALS

ARMENIA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Yerevan October 16, 2004. Entered into force March 17, 2005.

AUSTRALIA

Memorandum of understanding for the loan of a Defense Advanced Global Positioning System Receiver (DAGR). Signed at Arlington and Canberra March 4 and 7, 2005. Entered into force March 7, 2005.

BELGIUM

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters, with addenda. Signed at Rockville March 10, 2005. Entered into force March 10, 2005.


EGYPT

Agreement extending the agreement of February 26 and March 5, 2003 regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Cairo March 1 and 2, 2005. Entered into force March 2, 2005.

ETHIOPIA

Agreement regarding the cancellation of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government. Signed at Addis Ababa December 30, 2004. Entered into force March 4, 2005.

IRAQ

Agreement regarding the cancellation of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government. Signed at Washington December 17, 2004. Entered into force March 7, 2005.

ISRAEL

Memorandum of agreement concerning combating terrorism research and development, with annex. Signed at Washington and Tel Aviv February 7 and March 24, 2005. Entered into force March 24, 2005.

JAPAN

Memorandum of agreement regarding assignment of liaison officers, with annex. Signed at Norfolk and Tokyo March 11 and 16, 2005. Entered into force March 16, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama March 3 and 4, 2005. Entered into force March 4, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama March 17 and 18, 2005. Entered into force March 18, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama March 18 and 21, 2005. Entered into force March 21, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama March 30 and 31, 2005. Entered into force March 31, 2005.

SPAIN

Agreement concerning the exchange and reimbursement of marine aviation and propulsion fuels, with annexes. Signed at Fort Belvoir and Madrid January 27 and March 8, 2005. Entered into force March 8, 2005.


UNITED KINGDOM

Master information exchange memorandum of understanding annex concerning battlespace spectrum management. Signed at London and Washington December 22, 2004 and March 10, 2005. Entered into force March 10, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

ATOMIC ENERGY

Amendment of Article VI and Article XIV.A of the Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at Vienna October 1, 1999.


Acceptance: El Salvador - March 10, 2005 FISHERIES

Convention for the strengthening of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Established by the 1949 Convention between the United States of
America and the Republic of Costa Rica ("Antigua Convention"). Done at Washington November 14, 2003.
Senate Treaty Doc. 109-2, 109th Cong., 1st Sess.

Ratification: El Salvador - March 10, 2005

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Paris June 18, 1964.
16 UST 109;TIAS 5768; 542 UNTS 145

Signature: Slovak Republic - March 2, 2005

WHALING

International Convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946.
62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: Slovak Republic - March 22, 2005

Protocol to the International Convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington November 19, 1956.
10 UST 952; TIAS 4228; 338 UNTS 366

Adherence: Slovak Republic - March 22, 2005.

Treaty Actions - April 2005 (updated October 2005)


BILATERALS

AUSTRALIA

Agreement concerning a cooperative and collaborative research, development and engineering project arrangement on the Australia/United States Phased Array Radar (AUSPAR) Project, with annexes. Signed at Canberra and Washington April 11 and 21, 2005. Entered into force April 21, 2005.

BAHAMAS

Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official government employees. Exchange of notes at Nassau April 7 and 8, 2005. Entered into force April 8, 2005.

CANADA

Agreement amending the agreement of February 17, 2000, as amended, for the loan of light armoured vehicles (LAV III's) for concept evaluation. Signed at Washington and Ottawa March 31 and April 11, 2005. Entered into force April 11, 2005.

COLOMBIA

Agreement amending the agreement of August 10 and September 25, 1992 relating to payment to the U.S. of the net proceeds from the sale of defense articles furnished on a grant basis. Effected by exchange of notes at Bogota July 21, 2004 and April 20, 2005. Entered into force April 20, 2005.

FINLAND

Memorandum of understanding concerning air force exercises and activities in Finland. Signed March 31 and April 21, 2005. Entered into force April 21, 2005.

GUATEMALA

Agreement amending the agreement of September 20 and 27, 1974 relating to payment to the United States of the net proceeds from the sale or disposal of defense articles. Effected by exchange of notes at Guatemala January 20 and April 20, 2005. Entered into force April 20, 2005.

ISRAEL

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety research matters, with addenda. Signed at Rockville April 7, 2005. Entered into force April 7, 2005.

JAPAN

Agreement concerning an advanced hull materials and structures technology cooperative research project. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo April 14, 2005. Entered into force April 14, 2005.

LATVIA

Agreement concerning cooperation in the area of countering the proliferation of nuclear materials and technologies. Signed at Washington April 25, 2005. Entered into force April 25, 2005.

LIBERIA
Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Liberia. Effected by exchange of notes at Monrovia April 15 and 20, 2005. Entered into force April 20, 2005.

PANAMA
Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama April 6, 2005. Entered into force April 6, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama April 7 and 14, 2005. Entered into force April 14, 2005.

TUNISIA

Investment incentive agreement. Signed at Washington February17, 2004. Entered into force April 20, 2005.

UKRAINE

Implementing arrangement for cooperation in the area of prevention of illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive material. Signed at Washington and Kiev April 8 and 20, 2005. Entered into force April 20, 2005.

UNITED KINGDOM

Master information exchange memorandum of understanding annex concerning Weather Impact Decision Aids (WIDA). Signed at Arlington and London March 9 and April 14, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

CIVIL AVIATION

International Air Services Transit Agreement. Done at Chicago December 7, 1944.

Acceptance: Cook Islands - April 18, 2005

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Paris June 18, 1964.
16 UST 109; TIAS 5768; 542 UNTS 145

Approval: Slovak Republic - April 13, 2005

Agreement among the States Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States participating in the Partnership for Peace regarding the status of their forces.
Done at Brussels June 19, 1995.

Signature: Russia - April 21, 2005.


TREATY ACTIONS - MAY 2005 (UPDATED OCTOBER 2005)

BILATERALS

BOLIVIA

Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official government employees. Effected by exchange of notes at La Paz May 9 and 20, 2005. Entered into force May 30, 2005.

ECUADOR

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Quito April 7, 2005. Entered into force May 31, 2005.

GHANA

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Accra March 31, 2005. Entered into force May 16, 2005.

Technical arrangement for the establishment and use of U.S. military support capabilities in the Republic of Ghana, with addendum. Signed at Accra and Stuttgart September 3, 2004 and May 19, 2005. Entered into force May 19, 2005.

GREECE

Agreement extending the mutual defense cooperation agreement of July 8, 1990, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Athens March 16 and May 5, 2005. Entered into force May 5, 2005; effective November 6, 2005.

JAPAN

Protocol extending the agreement of May 2, 1979, as amended and extended, on cooperation in research and development in energy and related fields. Signed at Washington April 28, 2005. Entered into force May 1, 2005.

MADAGASCAR

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Antananarivo March 18, 2005. Entered into force May 19, 2005.

MALAYSIA

Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed May 9, 2005. Entered into force May 30, 2005.

MALDIVES

Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington May 5, 2005. Entered into force May 5, 2005.

NETHERLANDS

Agreement regarding the status of military and civilian personnel of the U.S. Armed forces who will be present in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba for military training and exercises. Effected by exchange of notes at The Hague May 3, 2005. Entered into force May 3, 2005.

PAKISTAN

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of August 9, 2002, as amended, for an education sector reform support program, with annex. Signed at Islamabad May 26, 2005. Entered into force May 26, 2005.

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of August 18, 2003, as amended, for health and population welfare, with annex. Signed at Islamabad May 26, 2005. Entered into force May 26, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama April 20 and May 4, 2005. Entered into force May 4, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama April 20 and May 4, 2005. Entered into force May 4, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama May 11 and 12, 2005. Entered into force May 12, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama May 24 and 25, 2005. Entered into force May 25, 2005.
RUSSIA

Agreement amending the agreement of April 3, 1995, as amended and extended, concerning cooperation in nuclear weapons transportation security through the provision of material, services and related training. Signed at Moscow and Washington April 26 and May 5, 2005. Entered into force May 5, 2005.

Agreement amending the agreement of April 3, 1995, as amended and extended, concerning cooperation in nuclear weapons transportation security through the provision of material, services and related training. Signed at Moscow and Washington May 4 and 23, 2005. Entered into force May 23, 2005.


SLOVENIA

Agreement for cooperation in the prevention of illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive materials. Signed at Ljubljana April 4, 2005. Entered into force May 23, 2005.

SOUTH KOREA

Agreement relating to participation in the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission program of severe accident research, with addendum and appendix. Signed at Rockville and Taejon March 23 and May 10, 2005. Entered into force May 10, 2005; effective January 1, 2005.


SPAIN

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters, with addenda. Signed at Rockville May 23, 2005. Entered into force May 23, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

CIVIL AVIATION

Protocol on the authentic quinquelingual text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal September 29, 1995.


Acceptance: Indonesia - May 6, 2005


Protocol on the authentic six-language text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal October 1, 1998.


Acceptance: United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2005

DEFENSE

Protocol to the 1979 convention on long-range transboundary air pollution to abate acidification, eutrophication and ground-level ozone. Done at Gothenburg November 30, 1999. Entered into force May 17, 2005.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Paris June 18, 1964.
16 UST 109;TIAS 5768; 542 UNTS 145

Ratification: Latvia - May 26, 2005

WHALING

International Convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946.
62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: The Gambia - May 17, 2005

TREATY ACTIONS - JUNE 2005 (updated October 2005)

BILATERALS

AUSTRALIA

Memorandum of understanding regarding the assignment of liaison officers to headquarters, United States Strategic Command, with annex. Signed at Omaha and Canberra April 28 and June 22, 2005. Entered into force June 22, 2005.

AZERBAIJAN

Agreement concerning cooperation in the area of prevention of proliferation of technology, pathogens and expertise that could be used in the development of biological weapons. Signed at Baku and Washington May 6 and June 6, 2005. Entered into force June 6, 2005.

CAMBODIA

Agreement regarding the non-surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Phnom Penh June 27, 2003. Entered into force June 29, 2005.

CANADA
Agreement amending the agreement of October 26, 1989 for water supply and flood control in the Souris River basin. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington January 14 and June 9, 2005. Entered into force June 9, 2005.


Agreement amending Annex IV to the treaty concerning Pacific salmon of January 28, 1985, with attachments. Effected by exchange of notes at Ottawa April 26 and June 17, 2005. Entered into force June 17, 2005.

Agreement amending the agreement of October 24, 1962, as amended, concerning the coordination and use of radio frequencies above thirty megacycles per second, with arrangement. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington June 15 and 20, 2005. Entered into force June 20, 2005.

CAPE VERDE
Agreement for reciprocal exemption of taxes on income from the international operation of a ship or ships or aircraft. Signed at Praia March 16, 2005. Entered into force June 21, 2005.


EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

Agreement relating to the method of calculation of applied duties for husked rice. Effected by exchange of letters at Brussels and Washington June 27 and 30, 2005. Entered into force June 30, 2005; effective March 1, 2005.

FRANCE

Agreement concerning the use of Istres Le Tube 125 Air Base as a transoceanic abort landing site. Signed at Washington June 7, 2005. Entered into force June 7, 2005.

GABON

Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Libreville May 13, 2005. Entered into force June 20, 2005.

MALDIVES

Agreement regarding mutual assistance between their customs administrations. Signed at Brussels June 25, 2005. Entered into force June 25, 2005.

MAURITANIA

Agreement of cooperation regarding the Pan-Sahel Initiative Project. Signed at Nouakchott June 3, 2005. Entered into force June 3, 2005.

Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Nouakchott June 22, 2005. Entered into force June 22, 2005.

PAKISTAN

Program assistance grant agreement, with appendix and attachment. Signed at Islamabad June 10, 2005. Entered into force June 10, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama June 23 and 24, 2005. Entered into force June 24, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama June 14, 2005. Entered into force June 14, 2005.

RUSSIA

Agreement on trade in certain types of poultry, beef and pork, with annexes. Signed at Washington June 15, 2005. Entered into force June 15, 2005.

Memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the areas of meteorology, hydrology and oceanography, with annexes. Signed at Geneva June 23, 2005. Entered into force June 23, 2005.

UKRAINE

Agreement extending the implementing agreement of June 5, 2000 concerning the Ukraine Nuclear Fuel Qualification Project. Effected by exchange of notes at Kiev April 14 and June 4, 2005. Entered into force June 4, 2005.


Agreement amending the agreement of October 22, 2001, as amended, on the provision of assistance to Ukraine in establishing an export control system in order to prevent the proliferation from Ukraine of weapons of mass destruction. Signed at Washington June 27, 2005. Entered into force June 27, 2005.

VIETNAM

Agreement concerning the provision of equipment, training and related services under the United States International Military Education and Training (IMET) Program. Effected by exchange of notes at Hanoi June 17, 2005. Entered into force June 17, 2005.

Memorandum of agreement on cooperation in agriculture and related fields. Signed at Washington June 21, 2005. Entered into force June 21, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

OUTER SPACE


International Space Station Agreement. Done at Washington January 29, 1998.


Entry into force: Denmark - June 28, 2005
France - June 28, 2005
Germany - June 28, 2005
Italy - June 28, 2005
Netherlands - June 28, 2005
Norway - June 28, 2005
Spain - June 28, 2005
Sweden - June 28, 2005
Switzerland - June 28, 2005

WHALING

International Convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946.
62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: Cameroon - June 14, 2005
Togo - June 15, 2005


TREATY ACTIONS - JULY 2005 (UPDATED DECEMBER 2005)

BILATERALS

CHAD

Agreement regarding the status of personnel of the U.S. in Chad. Signed at N'Djamena July 5, 2005. Entered into force July 5, 2005.

CHILE

Agreement concerning the exchange and reimbursement of marine aviation and propulsion fuels, with annexes. Signed at Fort Belvoir and Valparaiso June 28 and July 13, 2005. Entered into force July 13, 2005.

COLOMBIA

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of September 27, 2000, as amended, to promote more responsive, participatory, and accountable democracy, with annexes. Signed at Bogota June 30, 2005. Entered into force July 1, 2005.

FINLAND

Memorandum of agreement regarding reciprocal exchange of military personnel, with annexes. Signed at Helsinki July 13, 2005. Entered into force July 13, 2005.

INDONESIA

Strategic objective grant agreement to support tsunami recovery and reconstruction in Indonesia, with annexes. Signed at Jakarta July 7, 2005. Entered into force July 7, 2005.

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of August 30, 2004 to support higher quality basic human services utilized in Indonesia, with annex. Signed at Jakarta July 8, 2005. Entered into force July 8, 2005.

Strategic objective grant agreement to support effective democratic and decentralized governance in Indonesia, with annexes. Signed at Jakarta July 11, 2005. Entered into force July 11, 2005.

Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government or its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Jakarta June 14, 2005. Entered into force July 19, 2005.

JORDAN

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of June 2, 2004 for the enhanced integrated water resources strategic objective. Signed at Amman July 20, 2005. Entered into force July 20, 2005.

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of June 2, 2004 for the improved social sector development and governance strategic objective. Signed at Amman July 20, 2005. Entered into force July 20, 2005.

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of February 23, 2004, as amended, for the improved economic opportunities for Jordanians strategic objective. Signed at Amman July 20, 2005. Entered into force July 20, 2005.

Agreement amending the special objective grant agreement of March 23, 2004, as amended, for the cash transfer special objective. Signed at Amman July 20, 2005. Entered into force July 20, 2005.

MADAGASCAR

Millennium challenge compact, with annexes. Signed at Washington April 18, 2005. Entered into force July 27, 2005.

MEXICO

Protocol concerning the allotment and use of the 406.1-420 MHz band for fixed and mobile services along the common border, with appendices. Signed at Mexico City July 27, 2005. Entered into force July 27, 2005.

Protocol concerning the allotment and use of the 380-399.9 MHz band for fixed and mobile terrestrial non-broadcasting services along the common border, with appendices. Signed at Mexico City July 27, 2005. Entered into force July 27, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama June 30 and July 4, 2005. Entered into force July 4, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama July 18 and 25, 2005. Entered into force July 25, 2005.


PARAGUAY

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Paraguay. Effected by exchange of notes at Asuncion March 8 and 31, 2005. Entered into force July 1, 2005.


PERU

Agreement amending the special objective grant agreement of September 12, 2002, as amended, for sustained reduction of illicit coca crops through alternative development in target areas of Peru, with attachment. Signed at Lima July 19, 2005; entered into force July 19, 2005.

RWANDA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. military and civilian personnel of the U.S. Department of Defense who may be present in Rwanda in connection with the military airlift of Rwandan military forces in support of operations in Darfur and future mutual agreed activities. Effected by exchange of notes at Kigali July 5 and 11, 2005. Entered into force July 11, 2005.

SINGAPORE

Strategic Framework agreement for a closer cooperation partnership in defense and security. Signed at Washington July 12, 2005. Entered into force July 12, 2005.

SLOVENIA

Agreement regarding acquisition and cross-servicing. Signed at Ljubljana December 23, 2004. Entered into force July 6, 2005.

SOUTH KOREA

Agreement concerning special measures relating to Article V of the agreement under Article IV of the Mutual Defense Treaty between the Republic of Korea and the United States of America regarding facilities and areas and the status of United States armed forces in the Republic of Korea. Signed at Seoul June 9, 2005. Entered into force July 6, 2005.

UNITED KINGDOM


Agreement amending the agreement of March 9, 1990, as amended, covering armour technology. Signed at Arlington and London July 7 and 21, 2005. Entered into force July 21, 2005.

VIETNAM

Agreement for economic and technical cooperation. Signed at Washington June 22, 2005. Entered into force July 27, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

CIVIL AVIATION

Convention for the suppression of unlawful seizure of aircraft. Done at The Hague December 16, 1970. Entered into force October 14, 1971.
TIAS 7192; 22 UST 1641; 860 UNTS 105

Accession: Dominica - July 26, 2005

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal September 23, 1971. Entered into force January 26, 1973.
TIAS 7570; 24 UST 564; 974 UNTS 177

Accession: Dominica - July 26, 2005

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation supplementary to the 1971 Convention for the suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal February 24, 1988. Entered into force August 6, 1989.
Sen. Treaty Doc. 100-19, 100th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Accession: Dominica - July 26, 2005

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Further Additional Protocol to the Agreement among the States Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States Participating in the Partnership for Peace regarding the Status of Their Forces. Done at Brussels December 19, 1997. Entered into force April 15, 1999.

Acceptance: Finland - July 7, 2005


TREATY ACTIONS - AUGUST 2005 (UPDATED DECEMBER 2005)

BILATERALS

BENIN

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Cotonou July 25, 2005. Entered into force August 25, 2005.

CHAD

Aviation Leadership Program Agreement. Signed at Washington and N'Djamena July 1 and August 16, 2005. Entered into force August 16, 2005.

CONGO

Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Brazzaville July 8, 2005. Entered into force August 22, 2005.

ETHIOPIA

Agreement for cooperation in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program. Signed at Addis Ababa August 24, 2005. Entered into force August 24, 2005.

HONDURAS

Agreement amending the agreement of May 9, 1974 and May 15, 1975 relating to payment to the U.S. of the net proceeds from the sale of defense articles by Honduras. Effected by exchange of notes at Tegucigalpa January 20 and August 22, 2005. Entered into force August 22, 2005.

HONG KONG

Memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation in trade and textile and apparel goods, with annex. Signed at Washington and Hong Kong August 1, 2005. Entered into force August 1, 2005.

KAZAKHSTAN

Agreement amending the agreement of September 22 and October 3, 1995, as amended, concerning the elimination of infrastructure of weapons of mass destruction, with Annex. Signed at Washington and Astana August 15 and 23, 2005. Entered into force August 23, 2005.

NIGER

Agreement for cooperation in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program. Signed at Niamey August 11, 2005. Entered into force August 11, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama August 1 and 3, 2005. Entered into force August 3, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama August 8 and 24, 2005. Entered into force August 24, 2005.

RUSSIA

Agreement amending the agreement of April 3, 1995, as amended and extended, concerning cooperation in nuclear weapons transportation security through the provision of material, services and related training. Signed at Moscow and Washington August 15 and 26, 2005. Entered into force August 26, 2005.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

Agreement regarding grants under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the furnishing of defense articles, related training and other defense services from the U.S. to the Sao Tome and Principe. Effected by exchange of notes March 14 and August 19, 2005. Entered into force August 19, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

2004 Amendments to the annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973. Adopted at London April 1, 2004. Entered into force August 1, 2005.

CIVIL AVIATION

Convention on International Civil Aviation. Done at Chicago December 7, 1944. Entered into force April 4, 1947.
61 Stat. 1180; TIAAS 1591; 15 UNTS 295

Adherence: East Timor - August 4, 2005

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

NATO Agreement on the Communication of technical information for defense purposes. Done at Brussels October 19, 1970.

Accession: Romania - August 4, 2005

Agreement for the mutual safeguarding of secrecy of inventions relating to defense and for which applications for patents have been made. Done at Paris September 21, 1960.

Accession: Romania - August 4, 2005

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Paris June 18, 1964.
16 UST 109;TIAS 5768; 542 UNTS 145

Signature: Bulgaria - August 4, 2005

Further Additional Protocol to the Agreement among the States Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States Participating in the Partnership for Peace regarding the Status of Their Forces. Done at Brussels December 19, 1997. Entered into force April 15, 1999.

Ratification: Albania - August 16, 2005


TREATY ACTIONS - SEPTEMBER 2005 (UPDATED DECEMBER 2005)

BILATERALS

AFGHANISTAN

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of September 19, 2005 for the strategic objective of a thriving economy led by the private sector. Signed at Kabul September 30, 2005. Entered into force September 30, 2005.

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of September 19, 2005 for the strategic objective of a better educated and healthier population. Signed at Kabul September 30, 2005. Entered into force September 30, 2005.

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of September 19, 2005 to provide program support for programs to achieve strategic development objectives, with appendix. Signed at Kabul September 30, 2005. Entered into force September 30, 2005.

Strategic objective grant agreement to provide program support for programs to achieve strategic development objectives, with annexes. Signed at Kabul September 19, 2005. Entered into force September 19, 2005.

Strategic objective grant agreement for the strategic objective of a thriving economy led by the private sector, with annexes. Signed at Kabul September 19, 2005. Entered into force September 19, 2005.

Strategic objective grant agreement for the strategic objective of a better educated and healthier population, with annexes. Signed at Kabul September 19, 2005. Entered into force September 19, 2005.

CANADA

Agreement for cooperation in the CloudSat Mission. Signed at Montreal September 14, 2005. Entered into force September 14, 2005.

CZECH REPUBLIC

Arrangement for exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters, with addenda. Signed at Prague September 22, 2005. Entered into force September 22, 2005.

ISRAEL

Memorandum of agreement regarding the assignment of individuals at government facilities to serve as liaison officers. Signed at Washington September 6 and 7, 2005. Entered into force September 7, 2005.

ITALY

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters, with addendum. Signed at Vienna September 26, 2005. Entered into force September 26, 2005.

LITHUANIA

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters, with addendum. Signed at Vienna September 28, 2005. Entered into force September 28, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama September 20 and 22, 2005. Entered into force September 22, 2005.

RUSSIA

Protocol extending and amending the agreement of June 30, 1995, as extended, to cooperate on national protection, control and accounting of nuclear materials. Signed at Vienna September 27, 2005. Entered into force September 27, 2005; effect from June 30, 2005.

SLOVAKIA

Agreement extending and amending the renewal arrangement of September 22, 2000 for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters. Signed at Vienna September 26, 2005. Entered into force September 26, 2005.

SOUTH AFRICA

Strategic objective grant agreement for increased use of HIV/AIDS and other primary health care services, with annexes. Signed at Pretoria September 21, 2005. Entered into force September 21, 2005.

SOUTH KOREA

Memorandum of understanding concerning reduced vertical separation minimum in the Republic of Korea. Signed at Osan September 29, 2005. Entered into force September 29, 2005.

THAILAND

Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington September 19, 2005. Entered into force September 19, 2005.

UKRAINE

Agreement extending the agreement of September 29, 1999 on technology safeguards associated with Ukrainian launch vehicles, missile equipment and technical data for the "Sea Launch" Program. Effected by exchange of notes at Kiev April 21 and September 27, 2005. Entered into force September 27, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

CIVIL AVIATION

Protocol on the authentic quadrilingual text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal September 30, 1977.

Acceptance: Suriname - September 2, 2005

Protocol on the authentic quinquelingual text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal September 29, 1995.

Acceptance: Suriname - September 2, 2005

Protocol on the authentic six-language text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal October 1, 1998.

Acceptance: Suriname - September 2, 2005

DEFENSE

Agreement with Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Turkey amending the agreement of October 24, 1978, as amended regarding cooperative support of the 76/62 OTO Melara Compact Gun (OMCG). Signed at Bergen, Ottawa, Athens, Rome, The Hague, and Louisville on May 11, 25, and 29, 2004; June 2 and 8, 2004, November 9, 2004 and September 2, 2005. Entered into force September 2, 2005.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Paris June 18, 1964.
16 UST 109;TIAS 5768; 542 UNTS 145

Signature: Estonia - September 1, 2005

Protocol amending the security annex to the Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for Cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Brussels June 2, 1998.

Signature: Hungary - September 14, 2005
Latvia - September 20, 2005

TREATY ACTIONS - OCTOBER 2005 (UPDATED JANUARY 2006)

BILATERALS

ANGOLA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Washington

May 2, 2005. Entered into force October 6, 2005.

AUSTRALIA

Research, development, test and evaluation annex (Annex A) to the memorandum of understanding of July 7, 2004 concerning ballistic missile defense, with attachment. Signed at Canberra October 4, 2005. Entered into force October 4, 2005.

Information exchange annex to the memorandum of information exchange of April 18, 1997 concerning surface ship undersea warfare, with attachments. Signed at Canberra October 4, 2005. Entered into force October 4, 2005.

Information exchange annex to the memorandum of information exchange of April 18, 1997 concerning surface ship surface warfare, with attachments. Signed at Canberra October 4, 2005. Entered into force October 4, 2005.

Information exchange annex to the memorandum of information exchange of April 18, 1997 concerning surface ship air warfare, with attachments. Signed at Canberra October 4, 2005. Entered into force October 4, 2005.

BOLIVIA

Agreement amending the agreement of May 31 and June 28, 1974 relating to payment to the United States of the net proceeds from the sale of defense articles by Bolivia. Effected by exchange of notes at La Paz March 15 and October 3, 2005. Entered into force October 3, 2005.

CAPE VERDE

Millennium Challenge Compact, with attachments and annexes. Signed at Praia July 4, 2005. Entered into force October 17, 2005.

CHINA

Agreement for the promotion of aviation safety. Signed at Washington October 20, 2005. Entered into force October 20, 2005.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBIC OF THE CONGO

Agreement regarding the reduction and consolidation of debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Kinshasa September 14, 2005. Entered into force October 20, 2005.

DENMARK

Agreement concerning ballistic missile technology. Signed at Washington October 25, 2005. Entered into force October 25, 2005.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Agreement regarding mutual assistance between their customs administrations. Signed at Santo Domingo October 31, 2005. Entered into force October 31, 2005.

Agreement amending the agreement of May 30 and August 8, 1974 relating to payment to the United States of the net proceeds from the sale of defense articles by the Dominican Republic. Effected by exchange of notes at Santo Domingo February 10 and October 21, 2005. Entered into force October 21, 2005.

FINLAND

Master information exchange agreement annex concerning defense environmental cooperation. Signed at Washington October 5, 2005. Entered into force October 5, 2005.

GERMANY

Agreement amending and extending the agreement of April 18, 1995 concerning collaborative logistics support measures for the Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Reconnaissance System. Signed at Arlington and Koblenz October 3 and 26, 2005. Entered into force October 26, 2005.

JAPAN

Agreement on Social Security, with administrative arrangement. Signed at Washington February 19, 2004. Entered into force October 1, 2005.

Agreement concerning a cash contribution by Japan for administrative and related expenses arising from implementation of the mutual defense assistance agreement of March 8, 1954. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo October 21, 2005. Entered into force October 21, 2005.

MALI

Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington October 17, 2005. Entered into force October 17, 2005.

MOZAMBIQUE

Agreement concerningreciprocal and property ownership rights for the diplomatic and consular missions of the United States and the Republic of Mozambique. Effected by exchange of notes at Maputo September 21 and October 7, 2005. Entered into force October 7, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama October 17 and 20, 2005. Entered into force October 20, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama October 20 and 21, 2005. Entered into force October 21, 2005.

PERU

Agreement regarding the Cooperating Nation Information Exchange System, with annex. Effected by exchange of notes at Lima August 16, 2005. Entered into force October 6, 2005.

RUSSIA

Agreement amending the agreement of July 30, 1992, as amended, concerning the safe, secure and ecologically sound destruction of chemical weapons. Signed at Moscow and Washington September 28 and October 6, 2005. Entered into force October 25, 2005.

SURINAME

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in the Republic of Suriname. Effected by exchange of notes at Paramaribo April 11 and October 20, 2005. Entered into force October 20, 2005.

SWEDEN

Framework agreement for cooperative activities in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes. Signed at Stockholm October 14, 2005. Entered into force October 14, 2005.

THAILAND

Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences, with annexes. Signed at Reston October 28, 2005. Entered into force October 28, 2005.

UNITED KINGDOM

Agreement regarding the assignment of a submarine technology liaison officer, with annex. Signed at Washington and Abbey Wood September 20 and October 5, 2005. Entered into force October 5, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

DEFENSE

Agreement between the United States, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom amending supplement number five of the memorandum of understanding of July 14, 1979 on a cooperative program for a medium multiple launch rocket system, with annexes. Signed at Washington, Koblenz, Paris, Rome and Bristol August 31, September 13, 21 and 23 and October 4, 2005. Entered into force October 5, 2005.

Agreement between the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom amending the memorandum of understanding of October 24, 1995, as amended, concerning the technical cooperation program. Signed at Banff October 15, 2005. Entered into force October 15, 2005.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Paris June 18, 1964.
16 UST 109;TIAS 5768; 542 UNTS 145

Approval: Estonia - October 20, 2005

Protocol amending the security annex to the Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for Cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Brussels June 2, 1998.

Signature: Czech Republic - October 28, 2005


TREATY ACTIONS - NOVEMBER 2005 (UPDATED FEBRUARY 2006)


BILATERALS

AUSTRALIA

Memorandum of understanding concerning Joint Combined Training Center (JCTC). Signed at Adelaide November 18, 2005. Entered into force November 18, 2005.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington November 22, 2005. Entered into force November 22, 2005.

CANADA

Agreement amending the agreement of February 17, 2000, as amended, for the loan of light armoured vehicles (LAV III's) for concept evaluation. Signed at Washington and Ottawa October 26 and November 4, 2005. Entered into force November 4, 2005; with effect from July 31, 2005.

ETHIOPIA

Memorandum of agreement for the provision of assistance in developing, modernizing, operating or maintaining the civil aviation infrastructure in Ethiopia. Signed September 21 and November 24, 2005. Entered into force November 24, 2005.

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

Agreement on matters related to trade in wine. Effected by exchange of letters at Brussels November 23, 2005. Entered into force November 23, 2005.

GUATEMALA

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Guatemala. Effected by the exchange of notes at Guatemala City September 8 and 19, 2005. Entered into force November 2, 2005.

HONDURAS

Agreement regarding the reduction and consolidation of debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Tegucigalpa October 7, 2005. Entered into force November 28, 2005.

HUNGARY

Agreement extending the annex to the air transport agreement of July 12, 1989, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington July 12 and November 7, 2005. Entered into force November 7, 2005.

ITALY

Agreement for the development of the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) upgrade, known as the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). Signed at Rome and Washington October 24 and November 15, 2005. Entered into force November 15, 2005.

MONGOLIA

Agreement concerning the international school of Ulaanbaatar. Signed at Ulaanbaatar May 26, 2004. Entered into force November 19, 2005.

NETHERLANDS

Memorandum of understanding regarding the assignment of naval liaison officers, with annex. Signed at Washington and The Hague September 21 and November 12, 2005. Entered into force November 12, 2005.

RWANDA

Agreement regarding the reduction and consolidation of debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agency, with annexes. Signed at Kigali October 13, 2005. Entered into force November 17, 2005.

SOUTH KOREA

Memorandum of understanding regarding assignment of liaison officers, with annex. Signed at Seoul and Norfolk August 29 and November 21, 2005. Entered into force November 21, 2005. Protocol on cooperation in the field of atmospheric science and technology. Signed at Seoul and Norfolk August 29 and November 22, 2005. Entered into force November 22, 2005.

Memorandum of understanding regarding reciprocal exchange of military personnel, with annexes. Signed at Seoul and Norfolk November 2 and 30, 2005. Entered into force November 30, 2005.

SRI LANKA

Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government or its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Colombo September 30, 2005. Entered into force November 17, 2005.

UNITED KINGDOM

Annex D to the memorandum of understanding of June 17, 2002 concerning the exchange and interconnection of defense information system netwek and defence fixed telecommunications services, with attachment. Signed at Arlington November 17, 2005. Entered into force November 17, 2005.

MULTILATERALS

ATOMIC ENERGY

Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at New York October 26, 1956. Entered into force July 29, 1957.
TIAS 3873; 8 UST 1093; 276 UNTS 3

Acceptance: Chad - November 2, 2005

CIVIL AVIATION

Convention for the suppression of unlawful seizure of aircraft. Done at The Hague December 16, 1970. Entered into force October 14, 1971.
TIAS 7192; 22 UST 1641; 860 UNTS 105

Accession: Namibia - November 4, 2005

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal September 23, 1971. Entered into force January 26, 1973.
TIAS 7570; 24 UST 564; 974 UNTS 177

Accession: Namibia - November 4, 2005

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation supplementary to the 1971 Convention for the suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal February 24, 1988. Entered into force August 6, 1989.
Sen. Treaty Doc. 100-19, 100th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Accession: Namibia - November 4, 2005

Treaty Actions - December 2005 (UPDATED March 2006)

BILATERALS


AZERBAIJAN

Implementing arrangement for cooperation in the prevention of illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive material. Signed at Baku December 8, 2005. Entered into force December 8, 2005.

CANADA

Agreement extending the agreement of October 28 and December 5, 1980, as extended, for the coordination of the icebreaking activities of Canada and the United States of America on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington December 5, 2005. Entered into force December 5, 2005.

CHILE

Agreement regarding the exchange of military personnel, with annexes. Signed at Santiago December 2, 2005. Entered into force December 2, 2005.

Agreement regarding the exchange of administrative and professional personnel in financial management headquarters organizations, with annexes and appendices. Signed at Valparaiso December 31, 2005. Entered into force December 31, 2005.

COLOMBIA

Agreement extending the agreement of August 11, October 11 and November 22, 2000, as amended and extended, relating to and amending the air transport agreement of October 24, 1956. Effected by exchange of notes at Bogota December 23 and 28, 2005. Entered into force December 28, 2005.

GRENADA

Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in earth sciences, with annexes. Signed at Reston and St. George's December 9, 2005. Entered into force December 9, 2005.

NORWAY

Memorandum of understanding concerning the assignment of liaison army officers, with appendix. Signed December 5, 2005. Entered into force December 5, 2005.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama December 7 and 9, 2005. Entered into force December 9, 2005.

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama December 28 and 30, 2005. Entered into force December 30, 2005.

UNITED KINGDOM

Memorandum of understanding for special access program coordination of research, development, and acquisition information exchange, with annexes. Signed at Washington December 19, 2005. Entered into force December 19, 2005.

UNITED NATIONS

Agreement concerning the establishment of security of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq. Signed at New York December 8, 2005. Entered into force December 8, 2005.

UZBEKISTAN

Agreement amending the agreement of October 22, 2001, as amended, concerning cooperation in the area of demilitarization of biological weapons associated facilities and the prevention of proliferation of biological weapons technology. Signed at Tashkent and Washington April 12 and December 19, 2005. Entered into force December 19, 2005.

MULTILATERALS


CIVIL AVIATION

Protocol for the suppression of unlawful acts of violence at airports serving international civil aviation supplementary to the 1971 Convention for the suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of civil aviation. Done at Montreal February 24, 1988. Entered into force August 6, 1989.

Senate Treaty Doc. 100-19, 100th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Ratification: Netherlands - December 12, 2005

FISHERIES

Convention for the establishment of an Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission. Done at Washington May 31, 1949.

1 UST 230; TIAS 2044; 80 UNTS 3

Adherence: South Korea - December 13, 2005

Convention for the strengthening of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Established by the 1949 Convention between the United States of America and the Republic of Costa Rica ("Antigua Convention"). Done at Washington November 14, 2003.

Senate Treaty Doc. 109-2, 109th Cong., 1st Sess.

Accession: South Korea - December 13, 2005

Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program. Done at Washington May 21, 1998.

Approval: European Community - December 22, 2005

[This is a mobile copy of 2005 Treaty Actions (Updated April 2006)]