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Maritime Matters: International Maritime Organization Expansion of the Council

Amendments to Convention of March 6, 1948, as amended; Adopted at London on November 4, 1993; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate October 1, 1996 (Treaty Doc. 104-36, 104th Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations May 19, 1998 (Senate Executive Report No. 105-18, 105th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate June 26, 1998; Acceptance approved by the President August 31, 1998; Instrument of Acceptance of the United States of America deposited October 14, 1998; entered into force November 7, 2002.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future