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- n. An agreement to end fighting or conflict.
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- n. a treaty to cease hostilities
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Both sides understood that the future of Reuter’s ships would be decided in Paris, where the peace treaty was being negotiated and where the future of the German fleet was only one of many important items on the agenda.
Reuter’s first awareness that a crisis was approaching came from a copy of The Times of London dated June 17, which reported that the Allies had issued an ultimatum: unless the German government accepted their terms and signed the peace treaty by noon on Saturday, June 21, the armistice would be set aside and hostilities resumed.
He wrote a series of newspaper articles under the name of “Phocion” an Athenian leader given to espousing the views of those who differed with him, pointing out that Articles V and VI of the peace treaty enjoined the states to deal fairly with loyalist property: “Make it the interest of those citizens,” he said, “who, during the Revolution were opposed to us, to be friends to the new government by affording them not only protection but a participation in its privileges, and they will undoubtedly become its friends.”
Expecting that when the peace treaty was signed, the terms would include the surrender of the German vessels and aware that Reuter might try to scuttle them first, the Allied Naval Council on June 20 authorized seizure of the interned ships at the moment the armistice expired: 7: 00 p.m. on June 23.
Herr Messerschmitt was parting from Herr Luftfahrt-minister Goring with the sum of four million marks credited to him privately for the development of his fighter plane as a part of Hitler's conspiracy to break the peace treaty of 1919 and rearm Germany with military aircraft.
Then, in the summer of 1977, as NSC aide William Quandt recalled, Vance essentially took charge of Middle East policy at a PRC meeting, and he retained this role until the signing of the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty in March 1979.
6 Mattias Erzberger was vice-chancellor in the cabinet of Gustav Bauer which accepted the peace treaty on June 23, 1919.
ON March 23, the warship Triumph, belonging to the comte d’Estaing’s squadron, docked at Philadelphia with a letter from the marquis de Lafayette to the president of Congress announcing that a peace treaty had been signed in Paris on January 20.