In accordance with Article XIV, paragraph 2, the Treaty shall be subject to ratification by signatory States and instruments of ratification and instruments of accession shall be deposited with the designated Depositary Governments [Russian Federation, United Kingdom, United States]. In accordance with Article XIV, paragraph 3, the Treaty entered into force after the deposit of instruments of ratification by 5 Governments, including the Governments designated as Depositary Governments under the Treaty. In accordance with Article XIV, paragraph 4, for States whose instruments of ratification or accession are deposited subsequent to the entry into force of the Treaty, it shall enter into force on the date of deposit of their instruments of ratification or accession.

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