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Parent Collaboration Between Japan, Germany and Italy - Volume II
Date 25 November 1941
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 2
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
and which was joined by Hungary by the protocol of 24 February 1939, by Manchukuo by the protocol of 24 February 1939, and by Spain by the protocol of 27 March 1939, will be extended for five years, effective from 25 November 1941• Article 2 "The countries, which on the invitation of the government of the German Reich, the Royal Italian Govern¬ment and the Imperial Japanese Government as the original signatories of the pact against the Communist International consider joining this pact, will transmit in writing their declaration of accession to the Government of the German Reich, which will in turn inform the remaining contracting countries of the receipt of this declaration* The ac¬cession becomes effective on the day of the receipt of the declaration of accession by the Government of the German Reich* Article 3 "The submitted protocol is drawn up in the German, Italian, and Japanese languages, wherein each text is considered as the original* The protocol goes into effect on the day it is signed* "The High Contracting Parties will confer on the future form of their cooperation in time ^before the expira¬tion of the period of five years stipulated in Article 1* As proof of this, the signatories, well and properly author tfdhfC ized by their respective governments,a signed this protocol and affixed their seals to it* "Thus done in six copies in Berlin, on 25 November