Minister of Foreign Affairs
of 27 June. October 1960
on the agreement on cultural cooperation between the Czechoslovak Socialist
Republic and the Republic of Iraq
On 7 December. May 1959 was in Baghdad negotiated an agreement on cultural cooperation
between the Czechoslovak Republic and the Republic of Iraq.
The agreement was approved by the Government of the day 2. September 1959.
The agreement came into force on 2 December. September 1959.
The Czech version of the agreement shall be published at the same time.
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on cultural cooperation between the Czechoslovak Republic and Iraq
Desiring to consolidate the friendship between the people of both countries, and anxious about the
to enhance cooperation in the fields of science, education and culture, the Government
The Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the Republic of Iraq have decided to sign the
This agreement and to this end have been authorised
the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic
Dr. Frantisek Kahuda,
the Minister of education and culture,
the Government of the Republic of Iraq
Noyes, Abdul Hamid,
the Minister for education,
who, having exchanged their full powers, and after verification of their correctness is
agreed on this:
Both Contracting Parties shall develop cooperation and exchange of experience between
scientific, cultural, educational and medical organizations both
countries and to this end will allow mutual visits of university professors,
teachers in secondary schools and technical schools, as well as members of the above
organizations and other institutions.
The two parties will provide scholarships and other benefits to the citizens of the other
the Contracting Parties and allow them to study at their universities, artistic,
technical and other schools.
1. in the framework of its laws and regulations, each Party shall facilitate the establishment
Cultural Centre of the other party in its territory.
2. the scope and activities of cultural centres will be defined by the Special
the agreement between the two parties.
The two parties will develop mutual cultural relations, organize
musical and artistic performances, lectures, artistic, archaeological and
scientific exhibition, to allow mutual visits to cultural, artistic,
sports and student delegations and encourage cooperation official
scientific organizations and artistic associations.
The two parties they will study the question of mutual recognition of diplomas and
scientific titles and they deem necessary will agree to this
the purpose of a special agreement.
The two parties will facilitate the mutual development between visits
youth organisations and friendly games between sports
The two parties will allow for the mutual exchange of books, of cultural, scientific
and art magazines, duplicates or castings of ancient relics,
films for cinema and television, and will support the film
The two parties will allow the publishing of translations of notable scientific,
cultural and artistic works, the citizens of the other party.
The two parties will assist in strengthening cooperation in the field of
print, radio and television and allows the exchange of representatives
the official news agencies.
The Contracting Parties shall, within their capabilities on their universities
or scientific institutions of the Department or section of the study of language, culture and
literature of the other party.
1. in order to implement this agreement for each year will be determined by the plan
cultural cooperation, containing the principles and conditions of cultural events between the
the two countries.
2. in order to discuss these annual plans, the two parties will be
created through diplomatic missions
a trustee, who will prepare these plans before the end of each regular
of the year.
The two Contracting Parties shall approve this agreement in accordance with the constitutional rules.
This agreement shall come into force on the date of exchange of notes in Baghdad, any change to the
This agreement takes effect after its approval by the Governments of both countries.
Each Contracting Party has the right to cancel this agreement under the conditions that
informs the other party in writing six months before the date on which it intends to
To cancel the agreement.
This agreement was signed by the respective assignees in the two original
printouts in Czech, Arabic and English. All three texts have
the same force. In case of different interpretation the English text shall act.
In Baghdad the day 7. May 1959
For the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic:
F. Kahuda in r.
The Government of the Republic of Iraq:
M. Abdul Hamid in r.