Preliminary Protocol Of Peace. - Approves The Preliminary Protocol Of Peace And The Additional, Signed In Buenos Aires On June 12, 1935.


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PRELIMINARY PROTOCOL OF PAZ.†"Approves the preliminary peace protocol and the additional one, signed in Buenos Aires on June 12, 1935.



Single-ass. The Preliminary Protocol of Peace and its additional, signed in Buenos Aires, on 12 of this month, between the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, are approved. Bolivia, Excmo. You Will Take Ml. Ela-o, and the Minister of Relations of the Republic of Paraguay, H.E. Luis A. Riart, with the assistance of the Representatives of the American Mediators.

Communicate to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.

Session of the H. National Congress,

La Paz, 21 de June, 1935.

Zené C. OrA- as.†"Josá© Barreo.â€" D. Canelas.†"Francisco Cors.â €" R. Gólícez U.

BY TANTO; it was enacted so that it has and will comply as law of the Republic.

Palace of Government, in the city of La Paz, at the twenty-last days of June of a thousand nine hundred and thirty-five years.

J. L. TEADA S. †"M. Carrasco.


Luis Guachalla.

Foreign General Officer


In Buenos Aires, the twelve days of June of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of June of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year of the year Argentina, the Excelents-We are very dear, Doctor Toma ¡ s MI. Elio, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bolivia and Dr. Luis A. Riart, Minister of Relations of the Republic of Paraguay, with the assistance of the members who form the Commission of Mediation constituted to promote the solution of the conflict between the Republic of Bolivia and the Republic of Paraguay, namely: H.E. Dr. Don Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cult of the Argentine Republic. Dr. José Carlos de Macedo Soarez, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the United States of Brazil and H.E. Dr. José Bonifacio of Andrada e Silva, Ambassador of the United States of Brazil; H.E. Dr. Luis Alberto Cariola, Ambassador of the Republic of Chile and Excmo., was Dr. FA©lix Nieto of the RA-O, Special Delegate Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Chile; H.E. -or Alexcander Wilbourne Weddell, Ambassador of the United States of America. Hugo Gibson, Special Ambassador Plenipotentiary of the United States of America. Dr. Felipe Barreda Laos, Ambassador of the Republic of PerAº and Excmo. Dr. Eugenio Marta-nez Thedy, Ambassador of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay.

Exhibids that were the full powers of the excellent and very great foreign ministers of the Republic of Bolivia and the Republic of Paraguay, and found in good and due form resolved, under the auspices of the expressed Mediation Commission, to arrange ad-referendum of their respective governments the following bases:

†"I â€"

Mediator Group will be used to beg the Excmo. The President of the Argentine National Conference, immediately, the Peace Conference, with the consequent ends.

1.†"Solemnly ratify the present Convention.

2.â€" To resolve the issues that arise in the implementation of the security measures adopted for the cessation of hostilities.

3.a€ " To promote the resolution of the differences between Bolivia and Paraguay by direct agreement between the parties, being understood that Bolivia and Paraguay, case of the direct negotiations are not successful, they assume by this Convention the obligation to resolve the disputes of the Chaco by means of the arbitration of law, by now designating as an arbitrator the Permanent Court of International Justice of The Hague.

4.†" The Peace Conference will bring to the end the direct negotiations, when in its concept the time has come to declare that through them it is not possible to achieve the definitive arrangement; this case will be passed to the concertation, by the parties, by the arbitration undertaking, the Peace Conference may not be able to conclude its functions as long as that arbitration commitment is not definitively concluded.

4.†" To promote, when deemed appropriate, the agreement between parties with relating to the exchange and repatriation of prisoners taking into account the uses and principles of international law.

5.†"Establishment of a transit system, trade and navigation, which provides for the geographical position of the parties.

6.â€" To promote facilities and conventions, of a different kind, aimed at promoting the development of the belligerent countries.

7.†" The Peace Conference will constitute an international commission that will give an opinion on the responsibilities of all order and class coming from the war; if the conclusions of that opinion do not are accepted by some of the parties, will resolve in good the Court Permanent International Justice of The Hague.

The governments of the Republic of Bolivia and the Republic of Paraguay are committed to obtaining, within ten days of the date of the signing of this Convention, their legislative approval.

†"II â€"

The definitive cessation of hostilities based on the current positions of the belligerent armies.

The positions of the fighting armies are determined in the following way:

An agreement was reached on a twelve-day truce with the object of a neutral military commission, formed by representatives of the mediating nations, set the intermediate lines of the positions of the belligerent armies.

The truce will begin, hours twenty-four, meridian of the day of the day-when the Military Commission of the Neutral, moves to the theatre of operations, be considered ready to start your mission.

The Neutral Military Commission will hear the belligerent commands to determine the separation of the military, and to resolve the cases of discrepancy. Compliment your

committed to the Peace Conference.

Due to the deadline of the truce established by paragraph (a), the Peace Conference will extend it to the full implementation of the security measures provided for in Article III.

The Neutral Military Commission, will have the modifications that would advise the experience in the separation of the military, after the action of the belligerent commands.

The lines of separation of the The military, during the truce and its prayer, will be held under the guarantee of the Peace Conference, to which the Neutral Military Commission will monitor them and control.

†"III â€"

The adoption of the following security measures:

1.a€ " The demobilization of the belligerent ejecrcytes within ninety days, as of the date of the fixing of the separation of the The means referred to in Article II, in the form established by the Neutral Military Commission, after the belligerent commands, and up to the limit set in the following paragraph.

2.†" The reduction of military personnel to the maximum number of five thousand men.

3.â € " The obligation not to make new acquisitions of The material, but the indispensable for the repositioning, until the concert of the Peace Treaty.

4 †"The parties, in signing before the mediators the present Convention, contract the commitment of" not aggression "

The Commission Military Neutral will have control of the execution of the security measures until they become effective in its entirety. If they are to be held, the Peace Conference will declare war over.

Initiate that the execution of the previous security and military guarantees, which should be totally executed, will be carried out on the field of operations. within the maximum period of ninety-nine uninterrupted, the

shall also be initiated, to the

the same time, the study of the differences, and the Peace Conference will exercise the functions specified in the article I.

†"IV â€"

The declaration of the three August of a thousand is recognized by the belligerents nine hundred and thirty-two on territorial acquisitions.

†"V â€"

In tribute to the feelings of humanity of the belligerents and mediators, the fires are suspended from the dA-to fourteen of June at twelve hours (Meridiano de CAHrdoba).

By virtue of which they subscribe to the agreement, together with the representatives of the Mediator States, and in duplicate, this Protocol, which they seal and sign on the date and place above.

Take Ml. ElA-o.a € "Luis A. Riart.â€" Carlos Saavedra Lamas.†"Josá© Carlos de Macedo Soarez.â€" Josá© Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva.†"Luis Alberto Cariola.â€" F. Grandson of the RA-o.†"Alexander Wilbourne W. â€" Hugh Gibson.†"Felipe Barreda Laos.â€" Eugenio Martínez Thedy.

Additional Protocol

In order to comply with the provisions of Article V .y of the Protocol signed in estaf The High Contracting Parties request from the Commission of Mediation the immediate-or immediate from the Military-Neutral Commission to the front of operations. Once there is, she will rule out the ceasefire provided for in the aforementioned article V and begin the work of fixing the separation of the military, stipulated in Article II (a) of the Main Protocol. Ratified as the Main Protocol by the Congresses of Bolivia and Paraguay, in the term of ten dA-as established for the effect, the provisional cessation of the fire, referred to in this Additional Protocol, will be automatically converted in the initial truce foreseen for the definitive cessation of the hostilities in the article II, paragraph (a), of the main protocol; and, if not, this is, if not the ratification of the fires will have happened ipso-facto the suspension of the fires which refers to the aforementioned article V.

In faith of which they subscribe the present Additional Protocol in double copy, in Buenos Aires, to twelve of June of a thousand nine hundred and thirty-five.

TomA ¡ s Ml. ElA-o.a € "Luis A Riart.â€" Carlos Saavedra Lamas, †"José Carlos de Macedo Soarez.â€" Luis Alberta Cariola.â € "F. Nieto of the RA-o.â€" Alexander Wilbourne W. †"Hugh Gibson.â €" Felipe Barreda Laos.†" Eugenio MartA-nez Thedy.