Title: ‘TREATY OF PEACE WITH TURKEY, AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS Signed at Lausanne on July 24, 1923 together with Agreements between Greece and Turkey signed on January 30, 1923, and Subsidiary Documents forming part of THE TURKISH PEACE SETTLEMENT
Place of publication: London. U.k
Publisher: PRINTED & PUBLISHED BY HIS MAJESTY’S STATIONERY OFFICE
Release date: 1923
A printed copy of the Treaty of Peace with Turkey, commonly referred to as the Treaty of Lausanne. The treaty was signed on 24 July 1923 and formally ended the conflict between the Ottoman Empire and other nations (including Great Britain) that had begun at the onset of the First World War. The volume was printed and (including Great Britain) that had begun at the onset of the First World War. The volume was printed and published by HM Stationery Office, London, 1923 (Treaty Series No. 16 (1923). Cmd. 1929). The treaty is printed in the French original and English translation.
The treaty is divided into seventeen sections (numbered I-XVII): I. Treaty of Peace; II. Straits Convention;III. Convention respecting the Thracian frontier; IV. Convention respecting conditions of Residence and Business and Jurisdiction; V. Commercial Convention; VI. Convention concerning the Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations, signed at Lausanne January 30, 1923; VII. Agreement between Greece and Turkey respecting the reciprocal restitution of interned civilians and the exchange of prisoners of war, signed at Lausanne 23 January 1923; VIII. Declaration relating to the Amnesty; IX. Declaration relating to Muslim properties in Greece; X. Declaration relating to sanitary matters in Turkey; XI. Declaration relating to the administration
of justice in Turkey; XII. Protocol relating to certain concessions granted in the Ottoman Empire; XIII.Protocol relating to the accession of Belgium and Portugal to certain provisions and instruments signed at Lausanne; XIV. Protocol relating to the evacuation of the Turkish territory occupied by the British, French and Italian forces; XV. Protocol relating to the Karagatch [Karaağaç] territory and the Islands of Imbros [Gökçeada] and Tenedos [Bozcaada]; XVI. Protocol relating to the Treaty concluded at Sèvres between the principal Allied Powers and Greece on August 10, 1920, concerning the protection of minorities in Greece, and the Treaty concluded on the same day between the same Powers relating to Thrace; XVII. Protocol relating to
signature by the Serb-Croat-Slovene State.
The volume also includes copies of correspondence relating to the treaty, including letters exchanged between the High Commissioner to Constantinople, Sir Horace George Montagu Rumbold, who signed the Treaty of Lausanne on behalf of the British Government, and the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ismet Pasha [Mustafa İsmet İnönü]. A map of those parts of southeastern Europe affected by the treaty is also enclosed in the volume (f 126).
The volume is accompanied by a loose folio (f 128), entitled ‘NOTE ON THE TREATY OF PEACE (TURKEY) BILL,1924.’, originally presented by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to Parliament. The note was printed and published by HM Stationery Office, London, in 1924.