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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)

Amending agreement on control machinery in Germany, May 1, 1945,   pp. 10-12 PDF (953.4 KB)


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10            DOCUMENTS ON GERMANY, 1944-59
Republics, one from the United Kingdom and one from the
United States of America.
4. With regard to the fixing of the total sum of the reparation
as well as the distribution of it among the countries which suf-
fered from the German aggression the Soviet and American
delegations agreed as follows:
"The Moscow Reparation Commission should take in its
initial studies as a basis for discussion the suggestion of the
Soviet Government that the total sum of the reparation in
accordance with the points (a) and (b) of the paragraph 2
should be 20 billion dollars and that 50% of it should go to
the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics."
The British delegation was of the opinion that pending con-
sideration of the reparation question by the Moscow Repara-
tion Commission no figures of reparation should be mentioned.
The above Soviet-American proposal has been passed to the
Moscow Reparation Commission as one of the proposals to be
considered by the Commission.
VI. MAJOR WAR CRIlMfINALS
The Conference agreed that the question of the major war criminals
should be the subject of enquiry by the three Foreign Secretaries
for report in due course after the close of the Conference.
*        *       *        *        *       *        *
The foregoing Protocol was approved and signed by the three
Foreign Secretaries at the Crimean Conference, February 11, 1945.
E. R. STETTINIUS, Jr.
M. MOLOTOV.
ANTHONY EDEN.
Amending Agreement on Control Machinery in Germany, May 1,
1945'1
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE UNION OF SOVIET
SOCIALIST REPUBLICS AND THE UNITED KINGDOM
AND THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF THE
FRENCH REPUBLIC REGARDING AMENDMENTS TO
THE AGREEMENT OF THE 14TH NOVEMBER, 1944 ON
CONTROL MACHINERY IN GERMANY.
I.
In the preamble add "the Provisional Government of the French
Republic" to the names of the three Governments.
1 Treaties and Other International Acts Series 3070. This agreement amended
the agree-
ment of November 14, 1944 (supra) to provide for the participation of France.
It was
approved by the United States on May 14, 1945; the United Kingdom, May 17,
1945;
France, May 18, 1945;. and the Soviet Union, May 25, 1945.


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