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the agreement on transit of military cargoes of the Russian Federation through Georgia

the State Duma Is ratified ratified the agreement on the organisation of transit of the Russian military cargoes and the personnel through territory of Georgia.

the Document has been signed in March, 2006 in Sochi.

the Agreement defines a transit procedure through the Georgian territory of the Russian Federations concerning the Minister of Defence of military cargoes and the personnel 4 matelno - technical and personnel maintenance 102 - j the Russian military base in Armenia.

As it is marked in the document, transit of the Russian military cargoes and the personnel can be carried out automobile, air and by rail.

Transit by cars is carried out by columns or by separate cars W the state registration signs on the Russian Federation on routes which were preliminary co-ordinated among themselves by Russia and Georgia.

In the agreement it is noticed that at transit realisation Russia undertakes not to use territory of Georgia, including air space, 4 transportation nuclear, chemical and biological matelov, weapons of mass destruction, its components and delivery systems.

Boundary and customs control of the Russian military cargoes is carried out according to the Georgian legislation, thus Georgia, according to the document, undertakes not to raise the customs duties, taxes and licence gathering.

the Agreement fixes position that transit of the personnel and members of families of the personnel is carried out W/ O the weapon and ammunition. All weapon and ammunition are transported across Georgia in special metal boxes.

the Document operates within five years. Its automatic prolongation in case of absence of objections is provided from Russia and Georgia.

As it is marked in the conclusion of the Duma committee on affairs of the CIS and to communications with compatriots, agreement realisation creates is international - legal conditions 4 maintenance of ability to live and maintenance of battle readiness 102 - j the Russian military base in Armenia.

" As a whole agreement ratification is equitable to national interests of Russia in Transcaucasia " - it is SPK in the conclusion.

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