THE MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION COMPENDIUM
BILATERAL / CHINA
Volume(s) 1-3; pages 2991-2992
Amendment to the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the People's Republic of China Concerning Fisheries off the Coasts of the United States, Washington, 1987
Done at Washington 24 July 1987 and 6 August 1987
Entered into force 6 August 1987
Primary source citation: Copy of text provided by the U.S. Department of State
The Department of State The United States of America Washington, D.C. 20250
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China presents its compliments to the Department of State, the United States of America.
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China hereby notifies the U.S. Department of State that, as permit issued by your government, Chinese fishing vessels shall conduct fishing in Pacific Ocean area off the coasts of Oregon. Therefore those fishing vessels shall need to enter the ports of ABERDEEN, ASTORIA and COOS BAY for the purpose of providing rest for or making changes in vessel's personnel, replenishing ship's stores or fresh water, obtaining bunkers, repairs or other services normally provided in such ports, etc.
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China proposes to have the above-mentioned three ports added to Annex II of the AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA CONCERNING FISHERIES OFF THE COASTS OF THE UNITED STATES. It is proposed that, if your government agrees to the proposed amendment to the Annex II of such Agreement, this note and the reply of U.S. Department of State shall constitute the Amendment to the Annex II of the Agreement.
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China avails itself of this opportunity to renew to you the assurance of his highest consideration.
Department of State Washington
August 6, 1987. The Department of State presents its compliments to the Embassy of the People's Republic of China and refers to its Note No. 066/87 of July 28, 1987. The Department of State agrees with the proposal of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China to add the ports of Aberdeen in Washington, and Astoria and Coos Bay in Oregon to Annex II, paragraph 1, of the Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the People's Republic of China concerning Fisheries off the Coasts of the United States, signed at Washington July 23, 1985. In accordance with the provisions of Annex II, paragraph 8, this note and the Embassy's Note No. 066/87 of July 28, 1987, shall constitute an Amendment to Annex II, paragraph 1 of the Agreement and shall enter into force on the date of this note.