East African Community Treaty

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The East African Community Treaty was signed on November 30, 1999 in Arusha, Tanzania between five countries, including Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and The United Republic of Tanzania.[1] The accord established the East African Community whereby all participating nations agreed to establish more cooperative commercial and political relations for their cumulative 133 million citizens. The treaty went into effect on July 7, 2000.[2]

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  1. ^ Community, East African. "About the Treaty". Corporate Communication and Public Affairs. Corporate Communication and Public Affairs. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  2. ^ East African Community