CHANGES IN THE AGGREGATE NUMBER OF SILO AND MOBILE LAUNCHERS OF ICBMS AT SPACE LAUNCH FACILITIES
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,
Acting pursuant to the authority to agree otherwise, as provided for in the second sentence of subparagraph 4(b) of Article IV of the Treaty,
Have agreed as follows:
Within the limit specified in the first sentence of subparagraph 4(b) of Article IV of the Treaty, the aggregate number of silo launchers of ICBMs and mobile launchers of ICBMs located at space launch facilities shall not exceed 12. Within this limit, the number of mobile launchers of ICBMs located at space launch facilities shall not exceed ten.
This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its signature, 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 July 17, 2001, in five copies, each in the English and Russian languages, both texts being equally authentic.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE: