JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
AGREEMENT NUMBER 26

PROVISION OF SUMMARIES FOR TAPES THAT CONTAIN A
RECORDING OF TELEMETRIC INFORMATION

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,

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 Telemetric Information Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the Telemetry Protocol,

Have agreed as follows:

Article One

1. Subparagraph l(c)(ii) of Section I of the Telemetry Protocol shall be superseded by the following provision:

    "(ii) information for each track, including track number, record period, record mode, and broadcast frequency (megahertz), except for track numbers for each tape, and each portion of a tape, that contain a recording of telemetric information that has been encrypted;"

2. Subparagraph 1(c)(iii) of Section I of the Telemetry Protocol shall be superseded by the following provision:

    "(iii) digital data encoding methods employed and digital data recording formats, except that the provisions of this subparagraph shall not apply to each tape, and each portion of a tape, that contain a recording of telemetric information that has been encrypted; and"

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 November 3, 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:
Andrey Sannikov

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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