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    Declaration made upon ratification:

    At London and Washington:

    Understanding

    "In ratifying the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and their Destruction, 1972, the Government of the State of Kuwait takes the view that its ratification of the said Convention does not in any way imply its recognition of Israel, nor does it oblige it to apply the provisions of the aforementioned Convention in respect of the said country."
    "In tendering this "Understanding" the Government of the State of Kuwait reaffirms its position in accepting the obligations it has undertaken to assume by virtue of its ratification of the said Convention. It also confirms that the last clause of the "Understanding" does not prejudice the said indivisible obligations."

    At Moscow:

    "In ratifying the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction, 1972, the Government of the State of Kuwait takes the view that its ratification of the said Convention does not in any way imply its recognition of Israel, nor does it oblige it to apply the provisions of the aforementioned Convention in respect of the said country."

    SOURCE: UNTS, Vol.1015, p.238-239.
27.04.1972;14.04.1972;14.04.1972

26.07.1972;01.08.1972;18.07.1972

26.07.1972, 01.08.1972, 18.07.1972