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U.S. military operations, nuclear testing, led to COFA pact

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 27, 2014

~~<p>The Compact of Free Association (COFA) comprise a series of treaties between the United States and three countries: the Federated States of Micronesia (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae), the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.</p>
<p>The agreements have funding commitments from the federal government to the governments of what are called the &quot;Freely Associated States&quot;; these commitments will expire in 2023.</p>
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The Compact of Free Association (COFA) comprise a series of treaties between the United States and three countries: the Federated States of Micronesia (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae), the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

The agreements have funding commitments from the federal government to the governments of what are called the "Freely Associated States"; these commitments will expire in 2023. Login for more...



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