154. Editorial Note

On May 5, the Convention on Relations Between the Three Powers and the Federal Republic of Germany entered into force, and the Allied High Commission ceased to exist. In Berlin the Declaration on Berlin, signed on May 26, 1952, as amended in the fall of 1954, also came into effect to govern the new relationship between the three Western Powers and the city government. The texts of the convention and declaration are printed in Foreign Relations,, 1952–1954, volume VII, Part 1, pages 112128, and Part 2, pages 12461248, respectively

At the same time, the United States changed its representation to the Federal Republic from a High Commissioner to an Ambassador, and in Berlin, from Assistant High Commissioner to Chief of the Mission at Berlin.