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Contracting Parties  >   International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights > Syrian Arab Republic 

AccessionApril 21, 1969
Entry into forceJanuary 3, 1976

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon accession:
"1. The accession of the Syrian Arab Republic to these two Covenants shall in no way signify recognition of Israel or entry into a relationship with it regarding any matter regulated by the said two Covenants.
2. The Syrian Arab Republic considers that paragraph 1 of article 26 of the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and paragraph 1 of article 48 of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights are incompatible with the purposes and objectives of the said Covenants, inasmuch as they do not allow all States, without distinction or discrimination, the opportunity to become parties to the said Covenants."