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Parent Collaboration between Japan, Germany and Italy Vol. VI
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 6
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
Germany, and as stated in the introduction, both nations by conviction should seek relations key-noting the characteristic spirit of Japan and the racial and national life of Germany, which respectively form the essence of each nationfs culture, fit will not only help to deepen relations with all forms of culture but also enhance the J furthering of mutual knowledge and understanding to a ;better state so that the friendship and mutual trust already existing between the two nations will be ever firm. In the text, Article I provides that the two nations, Germany and Japan, with close mutual cooperation will put in every effort to establish cultural relation on a solid basis. Article II provides for this purpose, the two nations will systematically promote cultural relations in all fields as science, fine arts, music, literature, motion pictures, radio broadcasts, movement of child and youth, sports, etc. Article III provides that the detailed, necessary means of putting this into practice will be left with and decided upon by negotiation between the responsible authorities of the two nations. Article IV states that this agreement will come into effect from the date of signing and it could be abrogated at twelve months notice from either party of the two nations. wOur investigation observes that a conclusion of such an agreement is an actual plan to develop cultural relation and promote a friendly relationship of more sincerity between the two nations. This agreement will also contribute to uplift the culture of both nations and at the same time aid