Message to the Congress Transmitting the Soviet-United States Fishery Agreement
the Congress of the
In accordance with the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976 (Public Law 94 - 265; 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), I transmit herewith an agreement effected by exchange of notes of June 29 and July 24, 1987, extending for the period of one year from December 31, 1987, until December 31, 1988, the Governing International Fishery Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, signed at Washington on November 26, 1976. The exchange of notes, together with the present Agreement, constitutes a Governing International Fishery Agreement within the requirements of Section 201(c) of the Act.
Agreement is one of a series negotiated in accordance with the Act and has been
extended for periods of between one year and 18 months since July 1982. The
extension of the Agreement would ensure the continuation of mutually beneficial
joint ventures between the
I recommend that the Congress give favorable consideration to this extension at an early date.
The White House,