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Law No. 4467 Acceptance Date: 04/11/1999 ARTICLE 1. 22 March 1999, signed in Sofia "Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria between the Government of Anti-Personnel Anti in the mine of not be used and the Joint Border Near Zone Employee Clearing mines or Agreement on Disposal" the approval has been found suitable. Article 2 This Act shall enter into force on the date of publication. Article 3 of this Law shall be enforced by the Council of Ministers. REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES of the TERMS AND PARTNERS CLEANING OF ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES be in BORDER NEAR THE REGION OR DISPOSAL ABOUT THE AGREEMENT INTRODUCTION hereinafter "the Parties" by the Republic of Turkey, hereinafter referred to as the Bulgarian Government, the United Nations Charter, the Helsinki final Act of the Stockholm Document, the Paris Charter, 1994 Vienna recalling the document and their adherence to the commitments of the OSCE principles, between the two countries in 1992 friendship, good neighborliness, Cooperation and Security Treaty and Mutual Confidence and Security Building Measures between Turkey and Bulgaria on the between Military Theme 1992 expressed in Edirne Document friendship, AFFIRMING good neighborliness and cooperation principles, since 1989 is notable occurred in the international arena, taking into account the positive developments between the two countries, they share a common Euro-Atlantic values ​​based willingly to strengthen the friendly relations and mutual trust, Southeastern Europe 'the stability, security and transparency contributes more stable way to make the Common share humanitarian values ​​and international community of anti-personnel use of mines, storage, desiring to contribute to the noble efforts to ban the production and transfer, in the region in order to encourage them to participate in efforts towards the same goal desiring to set an example to other countries, have agreed on the following: Article 1 General Obligations 1. the parties shall not under any circumstances to use anti-personnel mines in areas of application referred to in Article 2 and stored or furnished which all anti-personnel mines destruction undertake or cleaning . 2. The Parties undertake to import in accordance with national documents related to these commitments. Article 2 Applicability of the Parties measures provided for in this Agreement, respectively, Primorsko, Sredetz (Grudovo) Polyana, Elhovo, Topolovgrad, Rogozinovo, Shtit and Büyükdolluk, Süleoğl, Kırklareli, Skopje, Visa will cover land areas bounded by Kiyikoy. Article 3 Definitions 1. "Anti-Personnel Mine (APM)" a person's presence, which is designed in such a way will explode with proximity or contact of one or more than one person to be defused, the wounds will or will kill mine. Personnel despite the approach of vehicles, with over press or touch designed to move and be equipped with them over the dismantling that prevents the system mines, as a result of being identified as such, are not considered anti-personnel mines. 2. "mined field" suspected of mines or mines with no means hazardous areas. 3. "Observed Party" is the territory of the observed Party of the clearance of anti-personnel mines. 4. "Observer Party" who should be the observation and therefore the parties responsible for the conduct of the observation. 5. "Observer" Parties to this Agreement IV. In accordance with the provisions of article, it determined to carry out an observation and that means party contained in the State party's approved list of observers. 6. "Monitoring Team" Observer Party appointed to carry out a specific observation (appointed) means a group of observers. 7. "Observation Visit" Observation Team of one of the parties to ensure the implementation of this Agreement means visits in the territory of the other Party. 8. "Input / Output Point" observations made in the territory of that Party described Observation Team members will have the Observed Party's territory and the point will leave. Article 4 1. The Parties Observation activities, cleaning activities in the field of application of this Agreement, including Article 6 of the stores reported in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be mutually observed once a year with an agreement. 2. Observers Observers shall be citizens of the Parties. Observers Team up to three observers will consist of an interpreter if necessary and helpful staff, shall not exceed a maximum of six people. 3. The Parties wishing to visit Observation, these demands and Observation Team the identity of the members of the local observation to be made, will start from where the region's observation and the Entry Point to the opposite side for at least 45 days in advance, shall inform through diplomatic channels. Observed Party, at least the start of the observation that it accepts the observation demand is obliged to inform the observing Party two days ago. 4. Observed Party in coordination meetings will be held before the observation observation demining activities in the region will be, shall inform the other party about the location and status of the mine warehouse. 5. Monitoring, Observation of arrival, the team observed the next day to begin and be completed within two days will be considered. period shall not exceed four days, preferably in the country. 6. lands in the application of the Parties, Observation visit in order to be divided into two parts and will be monitored during one of these sections has an observation. the limits of that part shall be mutually agreed in the preliminary coordination meeting. 7. The Parties shall in the first coordination meeting of Input / Output points and observations will determine these points will use during their visit. Article 5 Destruction Removal or destruction or clearing of anti-personnel mines in the application area should be completed within six years from the date of entry into force of this Agreement. This process will be monitored by observation visits will normally be carried out once a year. Article order 6 Exchange of Information 1. Ensuring that compliance with the provisions of this Agreement, both Parties on all mined area of ​​the site and the total number and location of stored anti-personnel mines by the total number in the application of this Agreement enters into force on preliminary information exchange within the following ninety days will be found. This exchange of information will be made before April 30 of each year. In case of occurrence of a significant change over the years, the Party concerned, the other party does not mean that change will occur is haberdâ as soon as possible. 2. All information exchange will be made through diplomatic channels. 3. Observations number may be increased by mutual consent of the parties to be held each year, or may be canceled. Article 7 Provisions on Monitoring Team 1. Input / Output Ports Monitoring Team on their arrival will meet members of the escort team. 2. During the presence of the observer team members in the territory of the observed Party, the observed Party suitable workplace, will provide transportation and medical assistance if necessary. In case Article 8 Legal Issues 1. Observed Party Observation of real estates and the damage caused by the Party observers during the visit and the occurrence of damage will waive their claims for compensation that may be observed Party. 2. The Parties shall, as a result of the activities carried in accordance with the provisions of this document, the observers injury, disability or death if, in the absence of official undertake any claim from each other. However, the Parties, injuries caused by third parties, injury or death resulting reserves the right to compensation in cases where the amounts. Article 9 Financial Considerations Observation Team members, within the area of ​​application to the board to, including emergency medical care and transportation expenses, all expenses related to the observation visits will be undertaken by the observed Party. Article 10 Administrative Matters will benefit from observer status to the appropriate services and facilities. Article 11 Privileges and Immunities of Observers Observation During his visit, the privileges accorded to diplomatic agents in accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Convention governing diplomatic relations and immunities to be recognized. Article 12 Settlement of Disputes The Parties shall, reviews and disputes arising from the application of this Agreement shall be solved by negotiations. Article 13 Information Protection 1. Each Party shall comply with the security classification rules regarding the information they obtained under the implementation of this Agreement. 2. The parties are not entitled to disclose it to third parties without the written consent of the Party to which it belongs this information. 3. comply with the rules of the security classification shall remain valid after the termination of the Agreement. Article 14 Amendment and Revision 1. Each Party may propose in writing to revise or amend this Agreement. To this end, it will begin negotiations within ninety days from the date of written notification. Agreed changes or revised matters will be reflected by an additional protocol to the Agreement. 2. Review the implementation of the Agreement to spend, every five years, a conference will be held alternately in the territory of one Party. Article 15 Duration and Termination This Agreement shall remain in force for a period of ten years. One of the Agreement six months prior to the expiry of this period the other side does not informed of the intention to terminate the Agreement will be extended automatically repair the years. Article 16 requires ratification and entry into force of this Agreement for approval. From the date of ratification have been exchanged shall enter into force within 90 days. This Agreement on March 22, 1999, in Sofia, each being equally authentic, Turkish, were issued in two original texts in Bulgarian and English. English copies will be available when conflicts of interpretation. Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria Nadezhda Mihailova, Foreign Minister Ismail Cem Foreign Minister