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Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls and the Wassenaar Arrangement

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The Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls (COCOM) was created in 1949 for the purpose of preventing Western companies and countries from selling strategic goods and services to the Eastern bloc countries behind the "iron curtain." The founding members of COCOM were the United States, Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom. Countries joining COCOM at later dates were Spain, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Japan, and Turkey.

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http://www.referenceforbusiness.com/encyclopedia/Con-Cos/Coordinating-Committee-for-Multilateral-Export-Controls-and-the-Wassenaar-Arrangement.html

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