Fiji: Succession to Outer Space Treaty

Action type
Government of the United States of America
18 July 1972

The Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of Fiji transmitted to the Secretary of State, by note dated July 18, 1972, a note of the Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Fiji, dated July 14, 1972, stating that the Government of Fiji has examined the Treaty “and declares that it considers itself to be bound thereby by virtue of the signature of the United Kingdom and pursuant to customary international law.”  The Prime Minister’s note further states “I would therefore request you to consider listing Fiji as a party” to the Treaty.

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