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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
B . Road Traffic
33 . Agreement on International Roads in the Arab Mashreq
Beirut, 10 May 2001
Entry into force
:
19 October 2003, in accordance with article 6(1)which reads as follows: "1. The Agreement shall enter into force ninety (90) days after the date on which five (5) members of ESCWA have either signed it definitively or deposited an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval or accession. 2. For each member of ESCWA referred to in paragraph 1 of article 5 (i.e. members of ESCWA) signing the Agreement definitively or depositing an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval thereof or accession thereto after the date on which five members of ESCWA have either signed it definitively or deposited such instrument, the Agreement shall enter into force ninety (90) days after the date of that member's definitive signature or deposit of the instrument of ratification, approval, aceptance or accession. For each State other than a membmer of ESCWA depositing an instrument of accession, the Agreement shall enter into force ninety (90) days after the date of that State's deposit of that instrument.".
Registration :
19 October 2003, No. 39639
Status :
Signatories : 11. Parties : 13
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2228, p. 371; Doc. E/ESCWA/TRANS/2001/3. C.N.633.2008.TREATIES-2 of 11 September 2008 (Proposal of amendments to Annex I of the Agreement); C.N.1001.2008.TREATIES-3 of 16 December 2008 (Adoption of amendments to Annex I of the Agreement).
Note :
The Agreement was adopted by resolution 235  (XXI) on 10 May 2001 at the Twenty-First Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia held in Beirut from 8 to 11 May 2001. This Agreement shall be open to members of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia for signature at United Nations House in Beirut from 10 May 2001 to 31 December 2002.
Participant
Signature
Definitive signature(s), Ratification, Acceptance(A), Approval(AA), Accession(a)
Bahrain
 8 Mar 2002
13 Dec 2006
Egypt
10 May 2001
 5 May 2004
Iraq
19 Dec 2002
17 Mar 2008
Jordan
10 May 2001
18 Jan 2002
Kuwait
  12 May 2006 a
Lebanon
10 May 2001
 1 May 2003
Qatar
 8 Apr 2002
28 Jun 2002
Saudi Arabia
 7 Mar 2002
26 Jul 2004
State of Palestine 1
10 May 2001
28 Nov 2006
Sudan
  30 Jul 2009 a
Syrian Arab Republic
10 May 2001
21 Jul 2003
United Arab Emirates
10 May 2001
28 Feb 2011
Yemen
 4 Jul 2001
15 Nov 2002
Declarations and Reservations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made
upon definitive signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.)
Syrian Arab Republic

Declaration :
       ... the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, having considered the said Agreement on International Roads in the Arab Mashreq, hereby ratifies that Agreement and makes a solemn commitment to implement its provisions, on the understanding that the entry of the Syrian Arab Republic into that Agreement under no circumstances implies recognition of Israel or willingness to undertake with it any Agreement-related business.

End Note
1.See note 1 under “State of Palestine” in the Historical Information section of the website.