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ARBITRATION CONVENTION—SPAIN. APRIL 20, 1908. 1957 Arbitration convention between the United States and Spain. Signed at Washington, April 20, 1908 ,· ratification advised by the Senate, April 22, 1908; ratiyied by the President, May 28, 1.908; ratified by Spain, May 11, 1.908; ratifications exchanged at Washington, June 2, 1.908; proclaimed, June 3, 1908. BY THE PRESIDENT or mn UNITED STATES or AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas a Convention between the United States of America and S,,,§‘Q’“’““°“ with the Kingdom of Spain providing for the submission to arbitration of Preambleall questions of a legal nature or relating to the interpretation of treaties, which may arise between the two countries and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy, was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Washington on the twentieth. day of April, one thousand nine hundred and eight, the original of which Convention being in the English and Spanish languages is word . for word as follows: The Government of the United El Gobierno de Su Majestad el m;~`°¤¤¤¢**¤g P" States of America and the Govern- Rey de Espana y el Gobierno de i ment of His Majesty the King of los Estados Unidos de América, Spain, signatories of the Conven- signatarios del Convenio para el tion for the pacific settlement of arreglo pacitico de contlictos ininternational disputes, concluded ternacionales, ajustado en El Hays:. "<>*· $2 r- *7***- at The Hague on the 29th July, el 29 de Julio de 1899; 1899; Taking into consideration that Tomando en consideracion que vm. az, p. use ° by Article XIX of that Conven- con arreglo al Articulo XIX de ese tion the High Contracting Parties Convenio. las Altas Partes Contrahave reserved to themselves the tantes se han reservado el derecho right of concluding Agreements, de ajustar acuerdos, con objeto de with a view to referring to arbi- acudir al arbitrage en to as las tration all questions which they cuestiones que consideren posible shall consider possible to submit someter a este procedimiento: to such treatment; Have authorized the Under- Han autorizadoa los infrascritos Signed to conclude the following para concluir el siguiente Con- Convention: venio; ARUCLE I. ‘ Akricuno I. Differences which may arise of Las diferencias cle caracter legal m,§¤¤§{§i3g;1é=m *3; a legal nature, or relating to the 6 relativas zi la interpretacion de rerpm¤£)m comm: interpretation of treaties existing tratados existentes entre las des §2Qf,§j"‘°“ “* The between the two Contracting Par- Partes Contratantes, que puedan ties, and which it may not have Suscitarse entre ambas y que no been possible to settle by diplo- haya sido posible arreglar por la