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(1950)

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  the U.N. General Assembly would decide. Special rights and interests
  in China would be renounced.
    4. Security. The Treaty would contemplate that, pending satisfac-
  tory alternative security arrangements such as U.N. assumption of
  effective responsibility, there would be continuing cooperative respon-
  sibility between Japanese facilities and U.S. and perhaps other forces
  for the maintenance of international peace and security in the Japan
  area.
    5. Political and Commercial Arrangements. Japan would agree to
 adhere to multilateral treaties dealing With narcotics and' fishing.
 Prewar bilateral treaties could be revived by mutual agreement. Pend-
 ing the conclusion of new commercial treaties, Japan would extend
 most-favored-nation treatment, subject to normal exceptions.
    6. Claims, All parties would waive claims arising out of war acts
 prior to Sepitember 2, 1945, except that (a) the Allied Powers would,
 in general, hold Japanese property within their territory and
 (b) Japan would restore allied property or, if not restorable intact,
 provide yento compensate for an agreed percentage of lost value.
   7. Disputes. Claims disputes would be settled by a special neutral
 tribunal to be set up by the President of the International Court of
 Justice. Other disputes would be referred either to diplomatic settle-
 ment, or to the International Court of Justice.
 Tokyo Post Files: 320.1 Peace Treaty
                Draft of a Peace Treaty With Japan
 SECRET                           [WASHINGTON,] September 11, 1950.
                              PREAMBLE
                 hereinafter called the Allied and Associated Powers,
 and Japan, are resolved that henceforth their relations shall be those
 of nations which, as sovereign equals, cooperate in friendly association
 to promote their common welfare and to maintain international peace
 and security.
   Accordingly they have concluded this treaty.
                             CHAPTER I
                               PEACE
   1. The state of war between the Allied and Associated Powers and
 Japan is ended.
                            CHAPTER II
                            SOVEREIGNTY
   2. The Allied and Associated Powers accept the full sovereignty
of the Japanese people, and their freely chosen representatives, over
Japan and its territorial waters in accordance with and subject to
the provisions hereof.
J"APA
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