Slovakia: Succession to Biological Weapons Convention

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Government of the United States of America
10 June 1993

Effective date of succession by the Slovak Republic is January 1, 1993; the former Czechoslovakia signed the Convention on April 10, 1972 and deposited an instrument of ratification on April 30, 1973.  On December 31, 1992, at midnight, Czechoslovakia ceased to exist and was succeeded by two separate and independent states, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.

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