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APPENDIX II, VOL. III

TREATIES DUE TO THE NEGOTIATIONS OF THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE, SIGNED BY

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES, ON WHICH NO FURTHER ACTION HAS
BEEN TAKEN

Vol. Page General. St. German-en-Laye. Czechoslovakia. Sept. 10, 1919

3:3699 Assistance. Versailles. France. June 28, 1919

3:3709 Cognate agreement with Great Britain. June 28, 1919.

3:3711 General. Versailles. Poland. June 28, 1919

3:3714 General. Paris. Rumania. Dec. 9, 1919_

3:3724 General. St. Germain-en-Laye. Serb, Croat, Slovene State. Sept. 10, 1919..

3:3731 General. Control of Trade in Arms and Ammunition; and Protocol. St. Germain-en-Laye and Paris. Sept. 10, 1919.

3:3752 Protocol.---

3: 3766 General. Aerial Navigation, regulation of. Paris. Oct. 13, 1919.. 3:3768 Additional Protocol. Paris. May 1, 1920

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BILATERAL TREATIES

ALBANIA

1928

TREATY OF ARBITRATION Signed at Washington, October 22, 1928; ratification advised by the Senate, December 18, 1928 (legislative day of December 17, 1928); ratified by the President, January 4, 1929; ratified by Albania, December 27, 1928; ratifications exchanged at Washington, February 12, 1929; proclaimed, February 12, 1929

(Treaty Series, No. 770; 15 Statutes at Large, 2728) The President of the United States of America and His Majesty the King of the Albanians

Determined to prevent so far as in their power lies any interruption in the peaceful relations that have always existed between the two nations;

Desirous of reaffirming their adherence to the policy of submitting to impartial decision all justiciable controversies that may arise between them; and

Eager by their example not only to demonstrate their condemnation of war as an instrument of national policy in their mutual relations, but also to hasten the time when the perfection of international arrangements for the pacific settlement of international disputes shall have eliminated forever the possibility of war among any of the Powers of the world;

Have decided to conclude a treaty of arbitration and for that purpose they have appointed as their respective Plenipotentiaries

The President of the United States of America: Mr. Frank B. Kellogg, Secretary of State of the United States of America, and

His Majesty the King of the Albanians: Mr. Faïk Konitza, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Albania in the United States of America;

Who, having communicated to one another their full powers found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles:

ARTICLE I. All differences relating to international matters in which the High Contracting Parties are concerned by virtue of a claim of right made by one against the other under treaty or otherwise, which it has not been possible to adjust by diplomacy, which have not been adjusted as a result of reference to an appropriate commission of conciliation, and which are justiciable in their nature by reason of being susceptible of decision by the application of the principles of law or equity, shall be submitted to the Permanent Court of Arbitration established at The Hague by the Convention of October 18, 1907, or to some other competent tribunal, as shall

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