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Convention on the prohibition of military or any hostile use of environmental modification techniques, 10 December 1976.
The Argentine Republic interprets the terms "widespread, long-lasting or severe effects" in article I, paragraph 1, of the Convention in accordance with the definitions agreed upon in the understanding on that article. It likewise interprets article II, III and VIII in accordance with the relevant understandings.
(The Government of Argentina has specified that the understandings referred to in the declaration are the Understandings adopted as part of the report of the Conference of the Committee on Disarmament to the General Assembly at its thirty-first session, published under the symbol A/31/27)
SOURCE : Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, Status as at 31 December 1994, United Nations, New York, pp. 908 and 910.
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