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MOSCOW, October 22. /TASS/. Russia’s State Duma has ratified Wednesday an agreement between Russian and Cuban governments on exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes.
The deal was signed in Cuba’s capital Havana on February 21, 2013.
The accord seeks to lay an organizational and legal basis for developing cooperation programs between Russia and the Republic of Cuba in space geodesy and meteorology, distant Earth sensing from the space, satellite communications, television and radio broadcasting, satellite navigation and the use of joint activity results to create new spacecraft and technologies in other economic industries.
Issues of protecting intellectual property rights, information exchange, the procedure to consider disputes, as well as issues of responsibility and damage indemnification, are regulated separately.
Exemption from customs duties and taxes for products designed particularly for cooperation under the accord, their cross-border delivery between the signatory nations is also agreed upon.