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my Government, that the Government of the United States will extend to Greece the most favorable treatment now accorded, or which may hereafter be accorded, by the United States to a third Power, with respect to matters dealt with in Articles 9 and 11 of the above mentioned treaty, particularly in that which concerns expenses of every nature, including the usual charges, and the procedure to be followed after the demand for extradition.

Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my high consideration.

(Signed) Robert P. Skinner.

His Excellency The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Athens.

The Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs (Michalakopoulos) to the American Minister (Skinner)

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS,

Athens, May 6, 1931.

Mr. Minister: I have the honor to acknowledge to Your Excellency receipt of your letter of this date, reading as follows:

"In signing today the treaty of extradition between the United States of America and the Hellenic Republic, I have the honor to declare to your Excellency under the authority and in the name of my Government, that the Government of the United States will extend to Greece the most favorable treatment now accorded, or which may hereafter be accorded, by the United States to a third Power, with respect to matters dealt with in Articles 9 and 11 of the above mentioned treaty, particularly in that which concerns expenses of every nature, including the usual charges, and the procedure to be followed after the demand for extradition."

Acknowledging receipt of this communication, with the content of which the Hellenic Government is in agreement, I take this opportunity to renew to you, Mr. Minister, the assurances of my high consideration.

(Signed) A. Michalakopoulos.

His Excellency, Mr. Robert Peet Skinner,
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of
the United States of America. City.

PROTOCOL OF EXCHANGE

The undersigned, the Secretary of State of the United States of America and the Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Greece at Washington, met this day for the purpose of exchanging the ratifications of the extradition treaty between the United States of America and Greece, signed at Athens on May 6, 1931.

It being found on a comparison of the respective ratifications that the words "insurance and other companies," in Article 2, paragraph 10, of the English text of the treaty as contained in the Greek instrument of ratification, are not contained in that article and paragraph as it appears in the English text of the instrument of ratifica

tion of the United States of America, the Secretary of State of the United States of America declared that it was intended by the Government of the United States to have these words appear in the English text of the United States original of the treaty, as their equivalent appears in the Greek text thereof, that their omission from the English text was an inadvertence and that the United States original of the treaty and the United States ratified exchange copy of the treaty should be understood as including those words, the same as if they had been actually written in the English text thereof. This declaration being accepted by the Minister of Greece, the exchange took place this day in the usual form.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the aforesaid Plenipotentiaries have signed the present Protocol of Exchange and have affixed their seals thereto. DONE AT Washington this first day of November, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two.

(Signed) Henry L. Stimson.

Ch. Simopoulos.

1936

TREATY OF ESTABLISHMENT

Signed at Athens, November 21, 1936; ratified by the Senate of the United States, May 28, 1937; ratified by the President of the United States, July 23, 1937; ratified by Greece, January 9, 1937: ratifications exchanged at Athens, October 22, 1937; proclaimed by the President of the United States, October 26, 1937

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TREATY OF ESTABLISHMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE KINGDOM OF GREECE

The United States of America and the Kingdom of Greece, being desirous of prescribing the conditions under which the nationals, corporations and associations of each country may settle and carry on business in the territory of the other country have decided to conclude a treaty for that purpose and have appointed their plenipotentiaries; The President of the United States of America, His Excellency Mr. Lincoln MacVeagh, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Athens;

His Majesty the King of the Hellenes, His Excellency Mr. Nicolas Mavroudis, Permanent Under Secretary of States for Foreign Affairs: Who, having communicated to each other their respective full powers, found to be in good and due form, have agreed upon the following provisions:

ARTICLE I. The nationals, limited liability and other corporations and associations of the United States of America and Greece respectively, shall receive in the territories of the other country treat ment with respect to entry, establishment, and residence which shall be, in all respects, no less favorable than the treatment which is or shall be accorded to nationals, corporations, or associations of the most favored third country.

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Nothing in this Treaty shall be construed to affect existing statutes or regulations of either of the High Contracting Parties in relation to the immigration of aliens or the right of either Party to enact such statutes.

ARTICLE II. The present Treaty shall be ratified, and the ratifications thereof shall be exchanged at Athens as soon as possible.

It shall take effect on the day of the exchange of ratifications and shall remain in force for three years. After this date it shall remain in force until the expiration of twelve months from the day on which notice of its termination shall have been given by either High Contracting Party to the other Party.

In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the present Treaty and have affixed their seals thereto.

Done in duplicate in the English and Greek languages, both authentic, at Athens this 21st day of November one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six.

(Signed) Lincoln MacVeagh. N. Mavroudis.

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GUATEMALA

1924

AGREEMENT ACCORDING MUTUAL UNCONDITIONAL MOST-FAVOREDNATION TREATMENT IN CUSTOMS MATTERS

Signed August 14, 1924

(Treaty Series, No. 696; not in the Statutes at Large)

[EXCHANGE OF NOTES]

[The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister of Guatemala]

No.]

DEPARTMENT OF STATE, Washington, August 14, 1924.

Sir: I have the honor to make the following statement of my understanding of the agreement reached through recent conversations held at Washington by representatives of the Government of the United States and the Government of the Republic of Guatemala with reference to the treatment which the United States shall accord to the commerce of Guatemala and which Guatemala shall accord to the commerce of the United States.

These conversations have disclosed a mutual understanding between the two Governments which is that, in respect to import, export and other duties and charges affecting commerce, as well as in respect to transit, warehousing and other facilities, the United States will accord to Guatemala and Guatemala will accord to the United States, its territories and possessions unconditional most-favorednation treatment.

It is understood that

No higher or other duties shall be imposed on the importation into or disposition in the United States, its territories or possessions of any articles the produce or manufacture of Guatemala than are or shall be payable on like articles the produce or manufacture of any foreign country;

No higher or other duties shall be imposed on the importation into or disposition in Guatemala of any articles the produce or manufacture of the United States, its territories or possessions than are or shall be payable on like articles the produce or manufacture of any foreign country;

Similarly, no higher or other duties shall be imposed in the United States, its territories or possessions or in Guatemala on the exportation of any articles to the other, or to any territory or possession of the other, than are payable on the exportation of like articles to any foreign country;

Every concession with respect to any duty or charge affecting commerce now accorded or that may hereafter be accorded by the United States or by Guatemala, by law, proclamation, decree or commercial treaty or agreement, to the products of any third country will become immediately applicable without request and without compensation to the commerce of Guatemala and of the United States, its territories and possessions, respectively:

Provided that this understanding does not relate to

(1) The treatment which the United States accords or may hereafter accord to the commerce of Cuba or any of the territories or possessions of the United States or the Panama Canal Zone, or to the treatment which is or may hereafter be accorded to the commerce of the United States with any of its territories or possessions or to the commerce of its territories or possessions with one another;

(2) The treatment which Guatemala may accord to the commerce of Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua and/or El Salvador;

(3) Prohibitions or restrictions of a sanitary character or designed to protect human, animal or plant life or regulations for the enforcement of police or revenue laws.

The present arrangement shall become operative on the day of signature and, unless sooner terminated by mutual agreement, shall continue in force until thirty days after notice of its termination shall have been given by either party; but should either party be prevented by future action of its legislature from carrying out the terms of this arrangement, the obligations thereof shall thereupon lapse.

I shall be glad to have your confirmation of the accord thus reached.

Accept, Sir, the renewed assurance of my highest consideration. (Signed) Joseph C. Grew, Acting Secretary.

Señor Don Francisco Sánchez Latour,

Minister of Guatemala.

[The Minister of Guatemala to the Acting Secretary of State]

LEGACION DE GUATEMALA, Washington, August 14th, 1924. Excellency: I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Your Excellency's esteemed note of the 14th. day of August, 1924, containing a statement of Your Excellency's understanding of the agreement reached through recent conversations held at Washington by representatives of the Government of the United States and the Government of Guatemala with reference to the treatment which the United States shall accord to the commerce of Guatemala and which Guatemala shall accord to the commerce of the United States. These conversations have disclosed a mutual understanding between the two Governments which is that, in respect to import, export and other duties and charges affecting commerce, as well as in respect to transit, warehousing and other facilities, the United States will accord to Guatemala and Guatemala will accord to the United States its territories and possessions unconditional mostfavored-nation treatment.

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