TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTS SERIES 13130
Agreement Between the
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Amending the Agreement of June 15, 1984
Effected by Exchange of Notes
Dated at Gaborone August 16, 1999
and December 1, 2000
NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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Agreement amending the agreement of June 15, 1984.
Effected by exchange of notes
Dated at Gaborone August 16, 1999 and December 1, 2000;
Entered into force December 1, 2000.
EMBASSY OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The Embassy of the United States of America presents its compliments to the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Botswana, and has the honor to refer to
the Ministry's note 1/99 E 14/1 XXXIX(56)Ag.C2 of January 28,1999 concerning the
agreement between our governments as related to the employment of staff dependents at
our respective diplomatic missions, signed at Gaborone on June 15, 1984 (the
The Embassy proposes that the agreement be amended by deleting Article V. If
the foregoing proposal is acceptable to the Government of the Republic of Botswana, the
Embassy of the United States of America further proposes that this note and the
Ministry's note in reply shall constitute an amendment to the Agreement which shall
enter into force on the date of the Ministry's reply note.
The Embassy of the United States of America avails itself of this opportunity to
renew to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Botswana the assurances of
its highest consideration.
Embassy of the United States of America,
Gaborone, August 16, 1999
REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA
NOTE NO: 73/200 EA 14/1 XLIV (63) C1
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Botswana presents its
compliments to the Embassy of the USA and has the honour to refer to
the various correspondence on Article V of the Agreement on the
employment of dependants of the Botswana and USA diplomats in the
respective host countries.
The Ministry wishes to inform the esteemed Embassy of its approval to
the proposal of the Embassy to have the article (V) deleted from the
agreement following the request by the Ministry for a review of the
number reflected in the article.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Botswana avails itself
of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the United States of
America the assurances of its highest consideration.
01 December 2000
Embassy of the United States of America