105 STAT. 2662 PROCLAMATION 6320—AUG. 2, 1991 I have the further honor to propose that this understanding be treated as an integral part of the Agreement. I would be grateful if you would confirm that this understanding is shared by yoiu* Government. Sincerely, CARLA A. HILLS, United States Trade Representative. The Honorable Yuri N. Chumakov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Economic Relations Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Washington, June 1, 1990. Dear Mr. Deputy Minister: In coimection with the signing on this date of the Agreement on Trade Relations between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, I have the honor to confirm the understanding reached by our Governments as follows: 1. The legal status of the Commercial Office of the United States of America ("USA") established in Moscow is set forth in Aimex 1 hereto. 2. The legal status of the Trade Representation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics ("USSR"] established in Washington, D.C. is set forth in Annex 2 hereto. 3. Additional offices of the Trade Representation of the USSR in the USA in other cities in the USA, as well as additional offices of the Commercial Office of the USA in the USSR in other cities in the USSR, may be established later upon agreement between the Governments of both countries. The status and terms and conditions of the operation of any such offices shall be mutually agreed upon at that time. 4. The establishment of the Trade Representation and the Commercial Office shall in no way affect the rights of Soviet organizations and of the natural or legal persons of the USA, eitiher in the USSR or in the USA, to maintain direct relations with each other with a view to negotiation, execution and fulfillment of trade transactions. To facilitate the maintenance of such direct relations, the Trade Representation may provide temporary office facilities at its location to transient employees or representatives of Soviet organizations and the Commercial Office may provide temporary office facilities at its location to transient employees or representatives of nationals and companies of the USA where such facilities are not readily commercially available. These transient employees and representatives shall not be officers or members of the administrative, technical or service staff of the Trade Representation or the Commercial Office. I have the further honor to propose that this letter, and the Annexes attached hereto, and your letter of confirmation in reply shall constitute an agreement between our Governments. Sincerely, ROBERT A. MOSBACHER, Secretary of Commerce, United States of America.