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Signed at Washington, August 27, 1929.

Ratification advised by the Senate of the United States, January 20,
1930 (legislative day of January 6, 1930).

Ratified by the President of the United States, January 23, 1930.

Ratified by Egypt, June 25, 1932.

Ratifications exchanged at Washington, August 24, 1932.

Proclaimed by the President of the United States, August 25, 1932.

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WHEREAS a Treaty of Conciliation between the United States of America Egypt was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotenaries at Washington on the twenty-seventh day of August, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-nine, the original of which Treaty, being in the English language, is word for word as follows:

The President of the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Egypt, being desirous to strengthen the bonds of amity that bind them together and also to advance the cause of general peace, have resolved to enter into a treaty for that purpose, and to that end have appointed as their plenipotentiaries:

The President of the United States of America:

Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of State of the United States of America:

His Majesty the King of Egypt:

His Excellency Mahmoud Samy Pasha, His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary near the Government of the United States of America, Grand Officer of the Order of the Nile;

Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers, found to be in proper form, have agreed upon and concluded the following articles:


Any disputes arising between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Egypt, of whatever nature they may be, shall, when ordinary diplomatic proceedings have failed and the High Contracting Parties do not have recourse to adjudication by a competent tribunal, be submitted for investigation and report to a permanent International Commission constituted in the manner prescribed in the next succeeding Article; and they agree not to declare war or begin hostilities during such investigation and before the report is submitted.


The International Commission shall be composed of five members, to be appointed as follows: One member shall be chosen from each

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by each Government from some third country; the
be chosen by common agreement between the
it being understood that he shall not be a citizen
The expenses of the Commission shall be paid by
ments in equal proportions.

The International Commission shall be appoi
months after the exchange of ratifications of this
cancies shall be filled according to the manner


In case the High Contracting Parties shall have fa a dispute by diplomatic methods, and they do not to adjudication by a competent tribunal, they shall it to the International Commission for investigation The International Commission may, however, spont unanimous agreement offer its services to that effect, case it shall notify both Governments and request their in the investigation.

The High Contracting Parties agree to furnish the International Commission with all the means and faciliti for its investigation and report.

The report of the Commission shall be completed withi after the date on which it shall declare its investigatio begun, unless the High Contracting Parties shall limit the time by mutual agreement. The report shall be pre triplicate; one copy shall be presented to each Governm the third retained by the Commission for its files.

The High Contracting Parties reserve the right to act in ently on the subject matter of the dispute after the report Commission shall have been submitted.


The present treaty shall be ratified by the President of the U States of America by and with the advice and consent of the S thereof, and by Egypt in accordance with its constitutional lay

The ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington as soon possible, and the treaty shall take effect on the date of the exchang the ratifications. It shall thereafter remain in force continuou unless and until terminated by one year's written notice given either High Contracting Party to the other.

In faith whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed th treaty in duplicate, and hereunto affixed their seals.

Done at Washington the 27th day of August in the year one thou sand nine hundred and twenty-nine.




AND WHEREAS the said Treaty has been duly ratified on both parts, nd the ratifications of the two Governments were exchanged in the

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