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Treaty of Friendship between the United States of America and the Republic of Kiribati

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Sep 20, 1979
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-151041)
Place of adoption
Tarawa
Language
English
Entry into force
Sep 20, 1983
Subject
Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Maritime zone Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Territorial sea International agreement-text
Abstract

With this Agreement the Government of the United States recognizes the sovereignty of Kiribati over the islands of Kiribati named in the Preamble to this Agreement as a part of the territory of the sovereign Republic of Kiribati. The Agreement also provides for consultation between the Parties on the conservation, management, and utilization of fisheries of mutual interest and for the cooperation for their mutual benefit in economic development relating to fisheries off their coasts. The Minute to the Agreement concerns some other matters including the treatment by Kiribati of United States flag vessels or vessels supplying canneries in American Samoa applying for licenses to fish within Kiribati fishery limits.

Full text
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Website
www.paclii.org

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