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  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Commonwealth is a free association of sovereign independent states, numbering 48 at the beginning of 1989. There is no charter, treaty or constitution; the association is expressed in co-operation, consultation and mutual assistance for which the Commonwealth Secretariat is the central co-ordinating body.

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