Thursday, November 1, 2012

DOS Alert: Russia - Text of Agreement and FAQ

November 1, 2012 
Alert: Department of State and Russian Authorities issue joint statement on Adoption Agreement's entry into force
The Agreement between the United States of America and the Russian Federation Regarding Cooperation in Adoption of Children (the Agreement) entered into force on November 1, 2012, following the exchange of diplomatic notes between the U.S. and Russian governments. 
The Agreement will provide additional safeguards to better protect the welfare and interests of children and all parties involved in intercountry adoptions.  To find out more about the agreement, please visit the Department of State's FAQs.

Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.

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