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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States diplomatic papers, 1937. The British Commonwealth, Europe, Near East and Africa

Iraq,   pp. 767-784 PDF (6.7 MB)

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                            AimcLE V
 Notwithstanding the provisions of Article VII of this Treaty, should
 measures taken or maintained by the United States of America seri-
 ously affect the chief exports of Iraq, Iraq reserves to itself the right
 to request the United States of America to open negotiations, and if
 agreement be not reached by negotiation within three months from
its request, to terminate this Treaty immediately.
                           ARTncLE VI
  The present Treaty shall, from the day on which it comes into force
supplant Article 7 of the convention between the United States of
America and Great Britain and Iraq signed at London January 9,
1930, in so far as commerce and navigation are concerned.
                           ARTICLE VII
  The present Treaty shall take effect in all its provisions on the
thirtieth day after the exchange of ratifications, and shall continue
in force for the term of three years from that day. If neither High
Contracting Party notifies to the other at least one year in advance an
intention of terminating the Treaty upon the expiration of the afore-
said period of three years, the Treaty shall remain in full force and
effect after the aforesaid period and until one year from such a time as
either of the High Contracting Parties shall have notified to the
other an intention of terminating the Treaty.
                          ARTICLE VIII
  The present Treaty shall be ratified and the ratifications thereof
shall be exchanged at Baghdad as soon as possible.
  In witness whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed
the present Treaty and have affixed their seals thereto.
  Done in duplicate in the English and Arabic languages, which have
the same value and shall have equal force, at Baghdad this.
day of ..         1937, of the Christian Era, corresponding with
the . .    day of .1356, of the Hijra.

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