U.S. Munitions Import List and Import Restrictions Applicable to Certain Countries (2005R-5P)
This final rule conforms the regulations in 27 CFR Part 447 to the revised International Traffic in Arms Regulations by amending the list of countries from which the importation of defense articles into the United States is proscribed by adding Afghanistan and removing South Africa and some of the states composing the former Soviet Union (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Tajikistan). The rule also removes the arms embargo against the countries of Serbia and Montenegro. It also clarifies an outdated reference in the regulations to Zaire, currently known as the ``Democratic Republic of the Congo,'' and makes a miscellaneous technical amendment to the regulations.