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AGREEMENT CONCERNING COOPERATION IN THE QUARANTINE OF PLANTS AND THEIR PROTECTION AGAINST PESTS AND DISEASES Object ====== 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 ========== 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 ***** .