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2724 ARBITRATION TREATY-FINLAND. JUNE 7,1928. _.:...lnn=e.!..!.7,~I928==-._ Arbitration treaty between the United States and Finland. Signed at Washington, June 7, 1928; ratification advised by the Senate, Decem- ber 18, 1928; ratified by the President, January 4-, 1929; ratified by Finland, November 9, 19!8; ratifications exchanged at Washington, January 14-, 19~9; proclaimed, January 14-, 19f9. By THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. Arbitration, with WHEREAS an Arbitration Treaty between the United States of FI~~!bl" America and the Republic of Finland was concluded and signed by their respective Plerupotentiaries at Washington on the seventh day of June, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight, the original of which Treaty is word for word as follows: Contracting Powers. The President of the United States of America and the President Purpose declared. Plenipotentiaries. of the ReI!ublic of Finland . Determmed to prevent so far as in their power lies any inter- ruption in the peaceful relations that have always existed between the two nations; Desirous of reaffirming their adh{lrence to the policy of submitting to impartial decision all justiciable controversIes that may arise between them; and Eager by their example not only to demonstrate their condemna- tion of war as an instrument of national policy in their mutual relations, but also to hasten the time when the perfection of inter- national arrangements for the pacific settlement of international disputes shall have eliminated forever the possibility of war among any of the Powers of the world; Have decided to conclude a treaty of arbitration and for that purpose thev have appointed as their respective Plenipotentiaries, The President of the United States of America, Mr. Ifrank B. Kellog~ Secretary of State of the United States; The President of the Republic of Finland, Mr. L . Astrom, Envoy Extraordina'!y and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Fin- land to th~ United States of America; Who, having communicated to one another their full powers found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles: ARTICLE I Internlltlonal differ· All differences relating to international matters in which the High CIlN'S , not adjusted by C . P. db' fl' f'h d diplomacy, referred by ontractms arties are concerne y VIrtue 0 a c &Ill 0 ng t rna e TarmstroBot (talk):~::ne~(TarmstroBot (talk) 01:18, 7 January 2012 (UTC) ~~ by one agamst the other under treaty or otherwise, which it has not Arbit~8t1on,eic, been possible to adjust by diplomacy, which have not been adjusted as a result of reference to an appropriate commission of conciliation, and which are justiciable in their nature by reason of being suscep- tible of decision by the application of the principles of law or e9.uity Vol. 36, p. 2221. shall be submitted to the Permanent Court of Arbitration established at The Hague by the Convention of October 18, 1907, or to some other competent tribunal, as shall be decided in each case by special agreement, which special agreement shall provide for the organization of such tribunal if necessary, define its powers, state the question or questions at issue, and settle the terms of reference.