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Signing of Arrangement between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Government of Canada on industrial security

On 19th April 2017 in Sofia the Chairperson of the State Commission on Information Security signed Arrangement between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Government of Canada on industrial security. During the negotiation process the Canadian side expressed willingness the arrangement to signed via administrative way.

The arrangement is a result of three rounds of consultations with representatives of Canada. The texts of the Arrangement cover the agreement reached by both Parties taking into account the differences in the legislations and in the systems for protection of classified information in the Republic of Bulgaria and in Canada. The Arrangement sets the legal framework of the co-operation concerning the protection of classified information in the context of industrial security between the Parties.

The signing on Canadian side is forthcoming after which the national legal procedures for entering into force of the Arrangement will be carried out.