The heading “Free Territory of Trieste” should read “Free City of Trieste”.
- Italy renounces her sovereignty over the territory of the City of Trieste and its immediate environs within the frontiers described in Article 16a.
- The territory of the City of Trieste and its immediate environs will form the Free City of Trieste in accordance with the provisions of the Statute annexed to the present Treaty and forming an integral part thereof, which has the same significance and effect as the treaty itself.
- The sovereignty of the Free City of Trieste shall be vested in the population of its territory. The constitution of the Free City of Trieste shall be in conformity with the Statute annexed to the present Treaty. The independence and integrity of the Free City of Trieste are guaranteed by the Security Council of the United Nations.
- The City of Trieste shall, with the People’s Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, form a genuine union as defined in the Statute annexed to the present treaty.