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Documents on Germany, 1944-1959 : background documents on Germany, 1944-1959, and a chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956
(1959)

Paris protocols amending the Brussels Treaty and establishing the Western European Union, October 23, 1954,   pp. 124-141 PDF (6.2 MB)


Western agreement on the exercise of retained rights in Germany, October 23, 1954,   p. 141 PDF (324.2 KB)


Page 141

DOCUMENTS ON GERMANY, 1944-5 9
For Belgium:
[L.S.1 P.-H. SPAAK.
For France:
[L.S.] MENDES-FRANCE.
For the Federal Republic of Germany:
[L.S.] ADENAUTER.
For Italv:
[L.S.] G. MARNNo.
For Luxembourg:
[L.S.] Jos. BECH.
For the Netherlands:
[L.S.] J. W. BEYEN.
For the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:
[L.S.] ANTHONY EDEN.
Western Agreement on the Exercise of Retained Rights in
Germany, October 23, 19541
TRIPARTITE AGREEMENT ON THE EXERCISE OF
RETAINED RIGHTS IN GERMANY
The Governments of the United States of America, the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the French
Republic agree as follows:
1. The rights retained by the United States of America, the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the
French Republic after the entry into force of the Protocol on the-
Termination of the Occupation Regime in the Federal Republic
of Germany, which are referred to in the Convention of Relations
between the Three Powers and the Federal Republic on Germany
as amended by the said Protocol, will be exercised by their
respective Chiefs of Mission accrediated to the Federal Republic
of Germany.
2. The Chiefs of Mission will act jointly in the exercise of those
rights in the Federal Republic of Germany in matters the Three
Powers consider of common concern under the said Protocol and
the instruments mentioned in Article 1 thereof.
3. Those rights which relate to Berlin will continue to be exer-
cised in Berlin pursuant to existing procedures, subject to any
future modification which may be agreed.
4. This agreement shall enter into force upon the entry into
force of the said Protocol.
Done at Paris on the twenty third day of October, Nineteen hun-
dred and fifty-four in two texts, in the English and French languages,
both texts being equally authentic.
For the Government of the United States of America:
/s/ JOHN FosTER DuLLES
For the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland:
/s/ ANTHONY EDEN
For the Government of the French Republic:
/s/ P. MENDEs-FRANCE
Ibid., p. 91.
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