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Senate Ratifies Revised U.s.-reich Treaty

The State Department was notified today that the Senate had ratified a revision of the treaty of friendship, commerce and consular rights between the United State and Germany.

The new treaty does not contain the most favored nation clause, which was taken out of the existing treaty at the request of the German government which served notice on the United States last Fall that it could not live up to that provision of the treaty.

The new agreement becomes effective October 14, when the present treaty expires. The Senate ratified the revised treaty by a two-thirds vote without debate.

Secretary of State Cordell Hull and German Ambassador Hans Luther signed the treaty. The existing pact was signed December 8, 1923, and has been in effect since.

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