We remain committed to the CFE Treaty and reaffirm our attachment
to the early
entry into force of the Adapted Treaty. The CFE regime provides
contribution to a more secure and integrated Europe. We welcome
of those non-CFE countries, which have stated their intention
accession to the Adapted CFE Treaty upon its entry into force.
would provide an important additional contribution to European
security. We welcome the significant results of Russia’s effort
to reduce forces in
the Treaty’s Article V area to agreed levels. We urge swift fulfilment
outstanding Istanbul commitments on Georgia and Moldova, which
will create the
conditions for Allies and other States Parties to move forward
on ratification of
the Adapted CFE Treaty.