Ministers of the United States, the United Kingdom, and
France to the Chancellor of the
Mr. Chancellor: The Three Powers advise you that, in the exercise of their rights relating to Berlin and to Germany as a whole, including the unification of Germany and a peace settlement, referred to in Article 2 of the Convention on Relations between the Three Powers and the Federal Republic of Germany,2 they will require that the following legislation of the Control Council be not deprived of effect in the Federal territory by the Federal Republic: Proclamation No. 1 and Directives Nos. 1, 2, 4–7, 11–13, 17, 20, 21, 34, 36, 42, 43, 49, 51 and 53.
Nothing in this letter is intended to or shall be construed as modifying in any way the new relations between the Three Powers and the Federal Republic established by the Convention on Relations between the Three Powers and the Federal Republic of Germany and the related Conventions.
Secretary of State, United States of America
Foreign Minister of the Republic of France
- Anthony Eden
Her Britannic Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs