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Action Type The entry below refers to the Republic of China, which signed and deposited its instrument of ratification with the Treaty depositary authorities in Moscow.
Treaty Partial Test Ban Treaty
Date of signature 23 August 1963 in Moscow
Date of ratification 18 May 1964 in Moscow

Note in the United States records, as one of the depositary States:

The Treaty was signed on August 23, 1963 in the name of the Republic of China.  An instrument of ratification of the Treaty on behalf of the Republic of China was deposited on May 18, 1964.  Effective January 1, 1979, the United States recognized the People’s Republic of China as the sole legal government of China.  The authorities on Taiwan state that they will continue to abide by the provisions of the Treaty and the United States regards them as bound by its obligations.

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