The agreement on the basic principles of military-technical cooperation between the States Parties to the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992

The States Parties to the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992, hereinafter referred to as the Parties,

Guided by the objectives and principles of the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992,

Reaffirming their readiness for practical cooperation in the formation of the collective security system of the states parties to the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992,

having the goal of establishing between the Parties the basic principles of relations in the organization of military-technical cooperation for the practical implementation of the provisions of the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992,

agreed as follows:

Article 1

For the purposes of this Agreement, the following terms mean:

military-technical cooperation - activities in the field of international relations related to the export and import, including the supply or purchase, of military products, as well as the development and production of military products;

authorized bodies - state bodies defined by national legislation, which are responsible for the issues of state regulation of military-technical cooperation;

subjects of military-technical cooperation - state bodies and / or organizations of the Parties, which, in accordance with national legislation, have been granted the right to conduct foreign trade activities with respect to military products;

military products - weapons, military equipment, documentation, works, services, results of intellectual activity, including exclusive rights to them (intellectual property), and information in the military-technical field, as well as any other products related to national legislation, normative legal acts of the Parties to military products;

supplies of military goods on preferential terms - deliveries of military products at prices determined in contracts between the subjects of military-technical cooperation of the Parties, and formed on the basis of prices for military products purchased by national armed forces of the Parties for their own needs.

In the case of deliveries of military products from the presence of the armed forces of the Parties, prices are calculated on the basis of its residual value, taking into account the costs of its storage, maintenance, transportation and other costs associated with the delivery.

Article 2

Concessional supply of military goods destined for the practical implementation of the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992 in the interests of national military units allocated in the multilateral force and the CPE dstv in the district of the Region of collective security, unless otherwise specified by the relevant international treaties.

These deliveries are made under contracts (agreements) concluded between the subjects of military-technical cooperation of the Parties on the basis of lists agreed by the authorized bodies of the Parties and approved by the Collective Security Council.

Article 3

When supplying military products on preferential terms in accordance with this Agreement, the subjects of military-technical cooperation use the conditions and forms of payment in freely convertible currencies established in international trade practice.

Article 4

Advance payments received to finance the production and supply of military products on favorable terms in order to implement this Agreement are not subject to value added tax.

Article 5

When transporting military goods delivered on preferential terms in order to implement this Agreement, the Parties apply the conditions of transportation and / or transit, including tariffs for its transportation and / or transit by any type of transport established for similar transportation of military products intended for its own armed forces. forces.

Article 6

The parties will not sell or transfer military products delivered under this Agreement on concessional terms from national military units allocated to multilateral forces and assets in collective security regions, to other national military units, to foreign states, individuals and legal entities or international organizations , as well as military products, obtained and / or purchased on favorable terms in the course of the implementation of this Agreement and Acts specified in Article 2 of this Agreement without the prior written consent of the supplying Party.

The supplying Party has the right to exercise control over the targeted use of military products supplied under this Agreement. The mechanism of such control is determined by a separate Protocol, which will become an integral part of this Agreement.

The Party that has violated the provisions of this article, within three months, pays the Party that supplied the product in a freely convertible currency the difference between the price of the products supplied and the price prevailing when the similar products were supplied to the world market.

Article 7

The Parties shall ensure the protection of information received during the implementation of this Agreement, which, in accordance with the national legislation of the Parties, constitute state secrets.

Information obtained in the course of cooperation under this Agreement may not be used to the detriment of the interests of either Party.

Article 8

The Parties acknowledge that military products / information obtained under this Agreement, as well as military products / information obtained prior to the entry into force of this Agreement, may be partly or generally subject to intellectual or industrial property and in this sense is subject to the exclusive or other right of the Party that transferred it.

The Party that received the specified military products / information is liable in the event of its unauthorized use and / or access to intellectual and / or industrial property of legal entities and individuals not authorized by the Parties without the consent of the transferring Party and will ensure proper measures of its legal and other protection within legislation of their state, as well as in accordance with international treaties to which they are parties.

Article 9

In the event that one of the Parties withdraws from the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992, it compensates to the Party that supplied the specified military products under the terms of this Agreement, the difference in freely convertible currency between the price of military products and the price established when supplying similar military products to the world market, minus a discount for each year of its operation, recorded in equivalent amounts in a freely convertible currency to a contract max (contracts) for the supply of these products.

The parties guarantee the payment of compensation provided for in Article 6 of this Agreement and this article.

Article 10

In case of a violation by either of the Parties of the provisions of this Agreement, which is detrimental to the achievement of its goals, other Parties may decide to suspend the operation of the Agreement or certain of its provisions with respect to that Party and to pay compensation as provided for in Article 9 of this Agreement.

In the event of a Party’s failure to comply with the obligations arising from the provisions of this Agreement, the Party that believes that its interests have been damaged as a result may declare the suspension or termination of this Agreement between itself and the Party in whole or in part .

Article 11

Disputes regarding the interpretation and application of the provisions of this Agreement shall be resolved through consultation and negotiation between the Parties concerned. If within 6 (six) months from the start of such consultations or negotiations between the Parties concerned, it is not possible to resolve differences or settle claims, the Parties refer this dispute to the Collective Security Council or the Council of Ministers of Defense of the Treaty member states or agree otherwise. resolving a dispute that they deem appropriate.

Article 12

Any Party may withdraw from this Agreement by sending a written notification to the Secretariat of the Collective Security Council of its intention 6 months before the withdrawal. The Agreement will terminate in relation to this Party after 6 months from the date of receipt of such notification.

All disputes arising from the termination of this Agreement will be resolved by the Parties through negotiations. In this case, the provisions of Articles 6, 7, 8, 9 of this Agreement shall remain in force until such time as the concerned Parties have settled through negotiations all disputed issues arising from the termination of this Agreement.

Article 13

This Agreement shall enter into force on the date the Secretariat of the Collective Security Council receives four written notices confirming that the Parties have completed the internal procedures required for its entry into force, of which he notifies all parties to the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992, and is valid for actions of the specified Agreement.

For the Parties that have completed the necessary internal procedures later, this Agreement enters into force on the date of delivery of the relevant written notice to the Secretariat of the Collective Security Council.

Article 14

This Agreement may be amended and supplemented by mutual agreement of the Parties, which are made out in separate protocols and will be an integral part of the Agreement.

Done in the city . Moscow on June 20, 2000 in one original copy in Russian. The original copy of this Agreement is kept in the Secretariat of the Collective Security Council, which will send to each State party to the Collective Security Treaty of May 15, 1992 its certified copy.

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