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France

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Annex 2 State*

Yes

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Signature Date

1996-09-23

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Ratification Date

1998-04-05

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Monitoring Facilties

Location Type Treaty Code Status
Crozet Islands Hydroacoustic HA04 Certified
Mont Dzumac Auxiliary Seismic AS032 Certified
Tahiti Infrasound IS24 Certified
Kerguelen Infrasound IS23 Certified
Port Laguerre, New Caledonia Infrasound IS22 Certified
Reunion Radionuclide with Noble Gas RN29 Certified
Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen Radionuclide with Noble Gas RN30 Certified
Kourou, French Guiana Radionuclide with Noble Gas RN31 Certified
Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe Radionuclide RN28 Certified
Dumont d'Urville, Antartica Radionuclide RN32 Certified
Marquesas Islands Infrasound IS21 Certified
Atomic Energy Commission Radionuclide Laboratories RL08 Certified
Papeete, Tahiti Radionuclide with Noble Gas RN27 Certified
Guadeloupe Infrasound IS25 Certified
Tahiti Primary Seismic PS18 Certified
Montagne des Pères, French Guiana Auxiliary Seismic AS033 Certified
Guadeloupe Hydroacoustic HA05 Certified

Additional Information

Tsunami Warning Agreement: Yes (19 November 2010)

France ratified the CTBT jointly with the United Kingdom, as the 12th and 13th States to do so, see CTBTO press release.

Facility Agreement entered into force on 1 May 2004.