JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
AGREEMENT NUMBER 22

CHANGE OF SIZE CRITERIA IN CONNECTION WITH
THE RS-12M ICBM, VARIANT 2, FOR SILO LAUNCHER

The Government of the United States of America, the Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Russian Federation, and the Government of Ukraine, hereinafter referred to as the Parties,

In accordance with the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of July 31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty,

To improve the viability and effectiveness of the Protocol on Inspections and Continuous Monitoring Activities Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the Inspection Protocol,

In reference to the declaration by the Russian Federation of October 18, 1993, in which an ICBM, hereinafter referred to as the RS-l2M, Variant 2, was declared as a variant of the existing type of RS-12M ICBM, and

Pursuant to paragraph 7 of Article One of Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission Agreement Number 16, entitled "Exhibition of the RS-12M ICBM, Variant 2, for Silo Launcher," of November 4, 1993,

Have agreed as follows:

Article One

1. Subparagraph 1(b) of Annex 12 to the Inspection Protocol shall be superseded by the following provisions:

    "(b) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    Size Criteria
    Length (meters) 7.4
    Diameter (meters) 1.80
    Missile Type SS-25
    Length (meters) 6.9
    Diameter (meters) 1.86
    Missile Type RS-12M, Variant 2"

2. Subparagraph 2 (b) of Annex 12 to the Inspection Protocol shall be superseded by the following provisions:

    "(b) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    Size Criteria
    Length (meters) 7.4
    Diameter (meters) 1.80
    Missile Type SS-25
    Length (meters) 6.9
    Diameter (meters) 1.86
    Missile Type RS-12M, Variant 2"

3. Subparagraph 3(b) of Annex 12 to the Inspection Protocol shall be superseded by the following provisions:

    "(b) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    Size Criteria
    Length (meters) 17.46
    Diameter (meters) 1.76
    Missile Type RS-12M, Variant 2"

Article Two

This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of entry into force of the Treaty, and shall remain in force as long as the Treaty remains in force.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.

DONE at Geneva on October 13, 1994, in five copies, each in the English and Russian languages, both texts being equally authentic.

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
Steven Steiner

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS:
Aleksandr Baichorov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN:
Kairtay Zhanbatyrov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
Mikhail Strel'tsov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE:
Konstantin Hrishchenko

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