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Osce-Us: Military Information

Volume 571: debated on Wednesday 17 April 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What bilateral military agreements with Commonwealth of Independent States countries and west, central, south and north European countries have the United States made "transparent" to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe as required by its membership; and whether they have knowledge of other such agreements.

The Vienna Document '94 stipulates that "the participating states are required to exchange information on agreements on programmes of military contacts and co-operation concluded with other participating states". The United Kingdom and all other OSCE states have been informed of a variety of such programmes by the United States, including military contacts with: Albania, Belarus, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.