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13052 Georgia - 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 US to Georgia


   
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TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTS SERIES 13052

 

 

DEFENSE

 

 

 


Agreement Between the
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
and GEORGIA

Effected by Exchange of Notes
Dated at Tbilisi June 4 and July 15, 1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Pursuant to Public Law 89—497, approved July 8, 1966
(80 Stat. 271; 1 U.S.C. 113)—

“. . .the Treaties and Other International Acts Series issued
under the authority of the Secretary of State shall be competent
evidence . . . of the treaties, international agreements other than
treaties, and proclamations by the President of such treaties and
international agreements other than treaties, as the case may be,
therein contained, in all the courts of law and equity and of maritime
jurisdiction, and in all the tribunals and public offices of the
United States, and of the several States, without any further proof
or authentication thereof.”

 

GEORGIA

Defense

Agreement effected by exchange of notes
Dated at Tbilisi June 4 and July 15, 1999;
Entered into force July 15, 1999.

EMBASSY OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
82/99
The Embassy of the United States of America
presents its compliments to the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of Georgia and has the honor to refer to
earlier discussions between representatives of the two
governments regarding grants under the Foreign
Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, or successor
legislation, and the furnishing of defense articles,
related training, and other defense services from the
United States of America to the Government of Georgia.
In accordance with these discussions, it is
proposed that the government of Georgia agree:
a. That the Government of Georgia shall not,
unless the consent of the Government of the United
States of America has been first obtained:
(1)Permit any use of any such defense article or
related training or other defense service by anyone not
an officer, employee or agent of the Government of
Georgia;
(2) Transfer or permit any officer, employee or agent
of the Government of Georgia to transfer such articles
or related training or other defense services by gift,
sale or otherwise; or
(3) Use or permit the use of such articles or related
training or other defense services for purposes other
than those for which provided;
b. That said articles or related training or
defense services shall be returned to the government of
the United States of America when they are no longer
needed for the purposes for which they were furnished,
unless the government of the United States of America
consents to another disposition;
c. That the net proceeds of sale received by the '
Government of Georgia in disposing of, with prior
written consent of the Government of the United States
of America, any defense article furnished by the
Government of the United States of America on a grant
basis, including scrap from any such defense article,
shall be paid to the Government of the United States of
America;
d. That the Government of Georgia shall maintain
the Security of such articles, related training, and
other defense services; that it shall provide
substantially the same degree of security protection
afforded to such articles or related training or other
defense services by the Government of the United States
of America; that it shall, as the United States may
require, permit continuous observation and review by,
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and furnish necessary information to, representatives
of the Government of the United States of America with
regard to the use thereof by the Government of Georgia;
and
e. That the Government of the United States of
America may also from time to time make proper
provision of other defense articles related training
and other defense services.
Furnished under other authority (except the United
States Arms Export Control ACT) subject to the terms
and conditions of this agreement. (Transfers under the'
United States Arms Export Control Act shall continue to
be governed by the requirements, of that act and United
States regulations applicable to such transfers.)
The Embassy of the United States of America avails
itself of this opportunity to renew to the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs the assurance of its highest
consideration.
Embassy of the United States of America,
Tbilisi, June 4, 1999.
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GEORGIA
MINISTRY OF
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
N 7-06/1328
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia presents its
compliments to the Embassy of the United States of America and has the
honour to inform that the provisions set forth in the Embassy note N
82/99 (04.06.99) are acceptable for the Government of Georgia.
According to the legislation of Georgia the above-mentioned note
and present reply constitute an international treaty between the
Government of the United States of America and the Government of
Georgia.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia avails itself of this
opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the United States of America the
assurances of its highest consideration.
Tbilisi, 15 th of July, 1999
The Embassy of the United
States of America
Tbilisi



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