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72. Unclassified portion of JCIC Joint Statement Number S-21 (2005)


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JCIC Joint Statement Number S-21

The Parties, referring to paragraph 19 of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of the Data Base Relating to the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of July 31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty, taking into account the information with respect to the Zlatoust facility subject to suspect-site inspections, hereinafter referred to as the Zlatoust facility, provided in Annex A to this Joint Statement, agree on the following:

(1) The new boundary of the Zlatoust facility shall be the boundary shown on the site diagram of the Zlatoust facility dated September 1, 2004, which is attached as Annex B to this Joint Statement.

(2) The site diagram of the Zlatoust facility dated January 1, 1995, shall be used only for the inspection provided for in paragraph 3 of this Joint Statement.

(3) The portions of the Zlatoust facility to be excluded, pursuant to this Joint Statement, from within the boundary shown on the site diagram of the Zlatoust facility dated January 1, 1995, shall be subject to inspection using the procedures of Section VIII of the Protocol on Inspections and Continuous Monitoring Activities Relating to the Treaty during the first inspection conducted at the Zlatoust facility in accordance with paragraph 5 of Article XI of the Treaty after the date the change to the boundary becomes effective. Thereafter, the portions of the Zlatoust facility to be excluded pursuant to this Joint Statement shall not be subject to inspection unless such portions are included within the boundary of any inspection site.

(4) The changes to the boundary of the Zlatoust facility shall become effective on the date specified in the notification provided by the Russian Federation in accordance with paragraph 19 of Section I of the Protocol on Notifications Relating to the Treaty, or on the date such notification is provided by the Russian Federation, or on the date of entry into force of this Joint Statement, whichever is latest.

ANNEX A

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ON CHANGES TO THE BOUNDARY OF THE ZLATOUST FACILITY SUBJECT TO SUSPECT-SITE INSPECTIONS

The Russian Federation:

(1) pursuant to subparagraph 19(a) of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of the Data Base Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the Memorandum of Understanding, declares that the requirements set forth in the first sentence of paragraph 2 of Section IX of the Protocol on Procedures Governing the Conversion or Elimination of the Items Subject to the Treaty have been met with respect to the portions of the Zlatoust facility subject to suspect-site inspections, hereinafter referred to as the Zlatoust facility, to be excluded from within the boundary shown on the existing site diagram of the Zlatoust facility, dated January 1, 1995;

(2) pursuant to subparagraph 19(b) of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding, states that all structures that were ever shown within the boundary shown on the site diagram of the Zlatoust facility, dated January 1, 1995, pursuant to subparagraph 9(b)(iii) or 9(b)(iv) of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding and that will be excluded from within the boundary of the Zlatoust facility pursuant to this Joint Statement, are unchanged but will no longer be used for items of inspection as of September 1, 2004;

(3) pursuant to subparagraph 19(b) of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding, also states that the Russian Federation does not plan to build rail lines to structure No. 8 shown on the site diagram of the Zlatoust facility dated January 1, 1995, which by the dimensions of the accesses to that structure could permit passage of items of inspection.



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