The ban on medium-range missiles originally applied only to U.S. and Soviet forces, but treaty membership was extended in 1991 to the following former Soviet States: Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, which had spying facilities on their territories at the time of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan also had FN treaty entities (SS-23 operating bases), but refrained from entering into contracts with the agreement of the other States Parties. Now that they are on the rise, disarmament agreements could play an important role in maintaining stability. The multilateralization of the INF treaty, which was previously bilateral between the United States and the Soviet Union, necessitated the establishment of agreements between the United States and the governments of the Soviet successor states concerned on many issues. Within the SSR and through diplomatic contacts with active successor states, the United States has worked to secure agreements to ensure the continued viability of the treaty regime and to ensure that the United States exercises its rights through the treaty. The tasks that have been accomplished are: the rules for managing the costs of implementing activities under the new multilateral framework of the treaty; the establishment of new ports of entry (POEs) in Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, which will enable inspections of former FN facilities in these countries; and establishing communication links between the United States and these countries for the transmission of various contractual notifications. Other topics discussed within the SVC are multilateral operating procedures for simultaneous monitoring of the SVC under the START I and FNF contracts, as well as inspection procedures for new missiles leaving the Votkinsk manufacturing plant in Russia. On November 30, U.S. Director of Intelligence Daniel Coats gave more details about the violation of the Russian treaty. Coats revealed that the United States believes that Russia was deceived into carrying out legally authorized tests on the 9M729, for example. B the test of the missile more than 500 km from a solid launcher (authorized if the missile is to be used by air or sea) and the test of the same missile by a mobile launcher less than 500 km away.

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