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TT and US formalise Status of Forces Agreement

Published:Monday | May 27, 2013 | 5:43 PM

The Trinidad and Tobago government Monday has ratified the Status of Forces Agreement with the United States, which governs the temporary presence of US military-defence personnel for mutually agreed activities.



The government said the agreement is intended to strengthen the existing relationship between the two countries in matters of national and regional security.



The government says the terms of the agreement will only become operative and applicable to particular exercises in which both governments mutually agree to engage.



Mutually agreed activities are defined in the agreement as such activities for which the government of Trinidad and Tobago shall transmit its approval in writing through diplomatic channels to the United States Authorities.



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