NATO SOFA is a multilateral agreement applicable to all NATO member countries. As of June 2007, 26 countries, including the United States, have ratified or acceded to the agreement126 NATO SOFA127 is the only SOFA concluded under a treaty.128 2005: Agreement on the Protection of Status and Access to Institutions and Territories in Bosnia and Herzegovina NATO SOFA is a multilateral agreement, which applies to all NATO member countries. As of June 2007, 26 countries, including the United States, have ratified the agreement or joined it through NATO membership.9 In addition, 24 other countries are subject to NATO`s SOFA through their participation in NATO`s Partnership for Peace programme.10 Reducing threats to peace and building stronger security relationships11 PfP countries commit to the conditions of NATO`s SOFA.12 The United States has a common sofa with about 58 countries. Rice, then Secretary of State, and Mr. Secretary of State Gates said the U.S. has agreements in more than 115 countries around the world.13 NATO SOFA and NATO PfP SOFA account for about half of the SOFAs of which the U.S. was a part. The security agreement is a legally binding agreement that ends within three years, unless it is denounced earlier by one of the parties. The security agreement contains provisions that deal with a wide range of military issues. As already said, a deadline is set for the withdrawal of all US forces from Iraq until December 31, 2011. The agreement also contains many provisions similar to those regularly contained in the SOFAs concluded by the United States.120 In particular, the agreement contains provisions relating to the right of the parties to assert civil and criminal justice over the United States armed forces, as well as provisions setting out rules and procedures applicable to the United States armed forces with respect to the carrying of weapons, the wearing of uniforms applies. Entry and exit into Iraq, taxes, customs duties and debts. .