Treaty between the United Kingdom and Irak regarding the Duration of the Treaty between the United Kingdom and Irak of October 10, 1922.
Signed at Bagdad, January 13, 1926.
[Ratifications exchanged at London, March 30, 1926.]
His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, of the one part ; and His Majesty the King of Irak, of the other part :
Anxious to give full effect to the stipulations in the decision of the Council of the League of Nations dated the 16th day of December, 1925, fixing the frontier between Turkey and Irak in pursuance of article 3 of the i Peace Treaty signed at Lausanne on the 24th day of July, 1923, to the effect that the relations between the high contracting parties now defined by the Treaty of Alliance and by the undertaking of His Britannic Majesty's Government approved by the Council of the League of Nations on the 27th day of September, 1924, should lie ,continued for a period of twenty-five years, unless Irak is, in conformity with article 1 of the Covenant of the League of Nations, admitted as a member of the League before the expiration of that period :
Bearing in mind the intention winch the high contracting parties have mutually expressed in the protocol of the 30th day of April, 1923, to conclude a fresh agreement regulating subsequent relations between them :
Have decided by means of a new treaty to ensure due fulfilment of the said stipulations and have for this purpose named as their plenipotentiaries...