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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
(Signed) JOACHIM V. RIBBENTROP Envoy Extraordinary and Ambassador Plenipotentiary of Germany. "PROTOCOL "The Japanese Imperial Government, the Italian Government and the German Government, in view of the fact that the Communist International is con¬stantly endangering the civilized world in both the Orient and Occident, and disturbing and destroying their peace and order, believing firmly that only the close cooperation among all the nations desirous of maintaining peace and order will be able to reduce and eliminate the said danger in view of the fact that Italy, who had fought the said danger with an in¬domitable determination since the inception of the Fascist Regime, and driven away the Communist Inter¬national from her territory, has decided to fight against the common enemy with Japan and Germany, up¬holding the same intentions for defense against the Communist International, according to the provisions of Article II of the Pact against the Communist International, as concluded between Japan and Germany on 25 November, 1936 in Berlin, have concluded an agreement as follows: Article I "Italy participates in the Treaty and its attri¬bute protocol against the Communist International