|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|
of the various countries, would not only endanger the domestic tranquility and the social well-being, but also threaten the general peace of the world, have, in their wish to cooperate with each other in defending themselves against the Communistic destruction, entered into the following Accord: ARTICLE I "The High Contracting States promise to keep each other informed of the activities of the Communist Inter¬nationale, to consult each other In regard to necessary defense measures, and to achieve the foregoing measure through close cooperation. ARTICLE II "The High Contracting States shall jointly invite third countries, whose tranquility is threatened by the destructive activities of the Communist Internationale, to adopt defense measures in accordance with the purport of this Accord or to participate in this Accord* ARTICLE III "This Accord is written in the Japanese and German languages, both of which shall be considered as authentic. This Accord shall become effective from the day it is signed* and shall remain in force for a period of five years. At a suitable time before the expiration of this Accord the High Contracting States shall reach an agreement in regard to the form of cooperation thereafter. "In witness whereof the undersigned, duly authorized by their respective governments, have signed this Accord and affixed their seals thereon.