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Treaty signed at Budapest December 1, 1994, with forms; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America  to the Senate September 6, 1995 (Treaty Doc. 104-20, 104th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign RelationsJuly 24, 1996 (Senate Executive Report No. 104-25, 104th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate August 2, 1996; Ratified by the President November 4, 1996; Ratifications exchanged at Washington March 18, 1997; entered into force March 18, 1997.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future