Editorial Note

Representatives of the United States and Libya signed a Base Rights Agreement on December 24, 1951. For documentation on this topic, see Foreign Relations, 1951, volume v, pages 1313 ff. Despatch 103 from Tripoli, January 11, 1952, transmitted the signed original of the English text and a signed duplicate of the Arabic text to the Department of State. (711.56373/1–1152)