Austria: Ratification of Biological Weapons Convention

Action type
Government of the United States of America
10 August 1973
The Austrian ratification contains the following reservation:  
“Considering the obligations resulting from its status as a permanently neutral state, the Republic of Austria declares a reservation to the effect that its co-operation within the framework of this Convention cannot exceed the limits determined by the status of permanent neutrality and membership with the United Nations.
“This reservation refers in particular to article VII of this Convention as well as to any similar provision replacing or supplementing this article.”
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