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Trade and Investment

Treaty signed at Washington January 13, 1995; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate July 10, 1995 (Treaty Doc. 104-12, 104th Congress, 1st Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations March 27, 1996 (Senate Executive Report No. 104-16, 104th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate June 27, 1996; ratified by the President September 12, 1996; Exchange of instruments of ratification at Riga November 26, 1996; entered into force December 26, 1996. With annex and protocol.

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U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future