Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Treaty Transmittal: Treaty with Australia Concerning Defense Trade Cooperation

Yesterday, the President transmitted to the Senate, for its advice and consent to ratification, the Treaty Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Australia Concerning Defense Trade Cooperation. The transmittal package (Treaty Doc. 110-10) is here. As noted previously, the treaty was signed on September 5th. The State Department fact sheet is here. Another defense trade cooperation treaty - with the United Kingdom (transmitted on September 20) - is also before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. For background on defense trade cooperation treaties, see here and here.