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The contract between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan on cooperation and interaction on boundary questions

of January 9, 2004

The Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan which further are referred to as with the Parties

confirming the commitment to the Treaty of friendship, cooperation and mutual aid between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan of May 25, 1992 and to the Contract between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan on common efforts in protection of external borders of June 30, 1995,

confirming aspiration to the fastest conclusion of the contract between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan about the Russian-Kazakhstan frontier,

understanding as the Russian-Kazakhstan frontier, to the conclusion of the mentioned agreement, administrative-territorial border between the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic,

considering need of enhancement of cooperation and interaction for the purpose of counteraction to the international terrorism and suppression of illegal actions on the Russian-Kazakhstan frontier,

recognizing need of combination of efforts for providing law and order on the Russian-Kazakhstan frontier,

agreed as follows:

Article 1

The parties taking into account mutual interests and according to the national legal system perform cooperation and interaction in the following areas:

protection of the Russian-Kazakhstan frontier;

identification, the prevention, suppression and disclosure of unlawful activity on the Russian-Kazakhstan frontier;

fight against terrorism and arms trafficking, ammunition, destructive devices, explosive and toxic agents, radioactive materials, drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors;

fight against illegal migration;

fight against other types of transnational crime.

Article 2

For implementation of provisions of this agreement of the Party appoint authorized bodies:

from the Russian Side - the Border service of Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation;

from the Kazakhstan Side - the Border service of Committee of homeland security of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In case of change of the official name or change of the status of authorized body the relevant Party without delay notifies on it other Party through diplomatic channels.

Article 3

The cooperation and interaction between authorized bodies of the Parties is performed in the way:

carrying out agreed measures in the areas specified in Article 1 of this Agreement;

organizations of activities of boundary representatives;

exchange of information;

experience exchange of protection and protection of frontier, implementation of border control, and also use of technical means in these areas;

exchange of legislative and other regulatory legal acts, scientific publications and other materials in the field of protection and protection of frontier;

training of specialists in the field of protection of border.

Authorized bodies of the Parties within the competence perform cooperation and interaction as well in other directions which are of mutual interest.

Article 4

The procedure for cooperation and interaction of authorized bodies of the Parties in northern part of the Caspian Sea is determined by the free standing agreement.

Article 5

For the purpose of implementation of this agreement according to the national legal system authorized bodies of the Parties can sign free standing agreements.

Article 6

For consideration of the course of realization of the cooperation and interaction provided by this Agreement and determination of the directions of its further development authorized bodies of the Parties will hold consultations, meetings of experts, meetings and seminars serially in the territories of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In case of need meetings of experts and consultations are held without delay.

Article 7

This Agreement does not affect the rights and obligations of the Parties following from other international treaties which participants they are.

Article 8

In case of disputes over interpretation and application of provisions of this agreement of the Party resolve them by negotiations and consultations.

Article 9

By mutual consent of the Parties changes and additions which are drawn up by the separate protocols which are its integral part can be made to this Agreement.

Article 10

This Agreement is signed for a period of five years and becomes effective from the date of receipt of the last written notice of accomplishment of the interstate procedures by the Parties necessary for its entry into force.

Action of this Agreement is automatically prolonged for the subsequent five-year periods if any of the Parties does not notify in writing other Party at least in six months prior to the expiration of the next five-year period on the intention to stop its action.

It is made in the city of Astana on January "9", 2004 in duplicate, everyone in the Russian and Kazakh languages, and both texts are equally authoritative.



Russian Federation

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Republic of Kazakhstan

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