Obama's one task was to conclude a status-of-forces agreement
(SOFA) to solidify the gains.
It will also assess the impact of delays in conclusion of the status-of-forces agreement
. "We stand by our commitments to Afghanistan.
And he said the United Nations and the OPCW would move "as soon as possible" to conclude a status-of-forces agreement
with Syria to govern the terms of their work in the country.
Administrative Agreement -- free use of military bases and conversion of the entirety of Japan into a military base -- are retained in the current security treaty and status-of-forces agreement
For any overseas activity, whether an access arrangement, peacekeeping, military exercise, or foreign military sales case, unit exchange or aircraft visit, careful thought should be given to the questions of what status-of-forces agreement
arrangements exist and what additional arrangements are necessary."
forces after all military sites were handed over to the Iraqi side in a step to implement the items of the status-of-forces agreement
Baghdad, Nov 21 (ANI): A new 'status-of-forces agreement
' between Washington and Baghdad will make it mandatory for the US forces in Iraq to first obtain warrants before searching Iraqi homes or detaining terrorist suspects.
The US government has lobbied hard for the status-of-forces agreement
, which would replace a United Nations mandate authorising the US presence that expires on December 31.
That's why Maliki and most other Iraqi politicians have balked at signing the status-of-forces agreement
sought by the Bush administration, and why the Iraqi prime minister is enthusiastic about a timetable for the departure of most US troops by the end of 2010.
The first is a status-of-forces agreement
which would define the legal protections and responsibilities of US troops; the second is a "strategic framework" that would govern the overall US-Iraq political and military relationship.
and wants to use that timetable to press IraqCOs political leaders to resolve their political differences,C[yen] McDonough said.Zebari said he was optimistic that the negotiationsCoon a status-of-forces agreement
, or SOFA, governing the rights and responsibilities of US troops in Iraq; and on a C[pounds sterling]strategic frameworkC[yen] outlining long-term political, cultural and security tiesCocould be concluded by the end of July.