Upon signature : The USSR regards the reference to "Democratic Kampuchea" in the list of countries compiled for the purposes of the present Convention as unlawful, inasmuch as all matters relating to Kampuchean participation in international treaties and agreements lie exclusively within the competence of the Government of the People's Republic of Kampuchea.
Syrian Arab Republic
Declaration: [The Government of the Syrian Arab Republic] wishes to affirm that the accession of the Syrian Arab Republic to this Convention does not in any way imply its recognition of Israel, nor will it lead to any dealings with Israel under the articles of this Convention.
Official Records of the General Assembly, Thirty-seventh session, Supplement No. 51 (A/37/51), p. 139.
Czechoslovakia had signed the Convention on 9 April 1987. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.