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The Federation Council ratified the agreement with Italy about weapon transportation

the Federation Council on June, 27th ratified the agreement with Italy about an airline traffic through territory of Russia of military technology, arms and ammunition for operation realisation on stabilisation and restoration of Afghanistan. On it informs RIA   News.

According to the document, the Italian party assumes liability to carry out transit exclusively with a view of the agreement. The Russian side has the right to refuse the permission to such transit in case will be established that cargo and personnel moving does not correspond to the purposes of the agreement and can pose threat for safety of Russia.

landing of the aircraft to territories of the Russian Federation will be the Indispensable condition at a transportation of the Italian weapon, and transit of the Italian personnel can be carried out without an intermediate stop. The representing document at session of the international committee the director of the first European department the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Oleg Belous has explained that such landing, as a rule, is made in Krasnodar.

the Italian party takes up obligations on damage compensation in a case,   if it will be caused by the Italian personnel.

the Agreement is concluded for a period of one year after which automatically last for the subsequent year periods if 30 days prior to the expiration of the corresponding period any of the parties in writing does not notify another on intention to stop its action. As the head of profile committee of Council of Federation of the international affairs Michael Margelov has noted, agreement ratification will provide not only international, but also safety of Russia. It has reminded that similar agreements already operate at Russia with Germany, France, the USA and Spain. According to Margelova, it discussed process of ratification of the agreement with the head of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Senate of Italian parliament Lamberto Dini during its visit which has taken place on the past week to Rome.

Now within the limits of the international efforts on stabilisation and restoration of Afghanistan 50 states, including 28 NATO participate, 140 thousand persons provide measures on restoration of Afghanistan. By 2014 all contingents of the NATO should be deduced from Afghanistan.