|Parent||Collaboration Between Japan, Germany and Italy - Volume II|
|Date||25 November 1941|
|Collection||Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records|
|Folder||Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 2|
|Repository||University of Virginia Law Library|
"Ghairman (HXBAHUM): 'As nobody else will speak, the second reading will be omitted, and the draft will be Immediately put to a vote. Those who approve the draft will please stand up.' (All stand up) "Chairman (HIBANUMA): •This draft has been unanimously approved.'" * * ♦ (b) Document 921, (Exhibit No. 36). "PACT AGAINST THE COIMJNIST INTERNATIONAL "The Japanese Imperial Government and the German Government, admitting that the object of the Communist International (so-called Comintern), is the destruction and oppression by force of existing nations with all the possible ways and means, in the firm belief that to overlook the interference by Communist International with these nations1 internal relations not only jeopar¬dizes their domestic peace and social welfare but also is a menace to world peace as a whole, desirous to cooperate for the defense against Communistic destruc¬tion, concluded a pact as followst Article 1 "The contracting parties agree to inform each other of the Communist International's activities, to discuss necessary measures for defense and promise tofulfill such measures through close cooperation.