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Full text of the "Agreement Concerning Cooperation in the Quarantine of Plants and Their Protection Against Pests and Diseases" is available.

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    AGREEMENT CONCERNING COOPERATION IN THE QUARANTINE OF PLANTS
           AND THEIR PROTECTION AGAINST PESTS AND DISEASES

Object
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     To expand cooperation in the quarantine of plants and their
protection from pests, diseases and weeds, and to coordinate measures
in respect of quarantine of plants, the control of pests and diseases
of agricultural plants, and the control of weeds.

Summary of provisions
=====================

     (a) Parties to take necessary measures against pests, weeds and
diseases listed in annex (art. 1);

     (b) Parties to exchange information concerning plant pests and
diseases and their control (art. 2);

     (c) Parties to give one another technical assistance in the
control of such pests, diseases and weeds (art. 3);

     (d) Parties to cooperate in applying uniform phytosanitary
regulations for the import and export of plant matter from one country
to another (art. 4).

Membership
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     Open to any State for accession.  Instruments of accession to be
deposited with the Secretariat of the Council for Mutual Economic
Assistance (CMEA).

     Date of adoption         14.12.1959
     Place of adoption        Sofia, Bulgaria
     Date of entry into force 19.10.1960
     Language                 Russian
     Depositary               Council for Mutual Economic
                                                                                                                            Assistance (CMEA)

     Participant                       Entry into force
     -----------                       ----------------         
     
     Albania                           19.11.1960
     Bulgaria                          19.10.1960
     Czechoslovakia                    19.10.1960
     Democratic People's  
       Republic of Korea               15.11.1960
     Hungary                           19.10.1960
     Mongolia                          23. 8.1961
     Poland                            27.10.1960
     Romania                           19.10.1960
     Russian Federation                19.10.1960

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