Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/779

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PROCLAMATION 6320—AUG. 2, 1991 105 STAT. 2663 ANNEX 1 THE STATUS OF THE COMMERCIAL OITICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIAUST REPUBLICS Article 1 The Commercial Office of the United States of America may perform the following functions: 1. Promote the development of trade and economic relations between the United States of America ("USA") and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics ("USSR"); and 2. Provide assistance to nationals and companies of the USA in facilitating purchases, sales and other commercial transactions. The Commercial Office, and its respective officers and staff members, shall not participate in the negotiation, execution or fulfillment of trade or commercial transactions or otherwise carry on trade. Article 2 1. The Commercial Office shall consist of one Principal Officer and no more than three Deputy Officers and a mutually agreed number of staff personnel, provided, however, that the number of officers and staff personnel permitted may be changed by mutual agreement of the two Governments. 2. The Commercial Office shall be an integral part of the Embassy of the USA in Moscow. The Government of the USSR shall facilitate in accordance with its laws and regulations the acquisition or lease by the Government of the USA of suitable official and residential premises for the Commercial Office and its staff. 3. (a) The Commercial Office, including all of its premises and property, shall enjoy all of the privileges and immimities which are enjoyed by the Embassy of the USA in Moscow. The Commercial Office shall have the right to use a cipher. (b) The Principal Officer of the Commercial Office and his Deputies shall enjoy all of the privileges and immunities which are enjoyed by members of the diplomatic staff of die Embassy of the USA in Moscow. (c) Members of the administrative, technical and service staffs of the Commercial Office who are not nationals of the USSR shall enjoy all of the privileges and immunities which are enjoyed by corresponding categories of personnel of the Embassy of the USA in Moscow. ANNEX 2 THE STATUS OF THE TRADE REPRESENTATION OF THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIAUST REPUBLICS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Article 1 The Trade Representation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics may perform the following functions: 1. Promote the development of trade and economic relations between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics ("USSR") and the United States of America ("USA"); and 2. Provide assistance to Soviet organizations in facilitating purchases, sales and other commercial transactions. The Trade Representation, and its respective officers and staff members, shall not participate in the negotiation, execution or fulfillment of trade or commercial transactions or otherwise carry on trade.