‘1/1 Volume V Koweit Saudi Relations’ [187v] (383/648)
The record is made up of 1 volume (320 folios). It was created in 17 Apr 1936-20 Oct 1938. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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Any difference that may arise between the two high contracting parties in
connexion with the provisions of the present treaty or of the treaties or agree
ments concluded between the two kingdoms before the date of the present treaty,
and any difference that may arise after the date^ thereof as a result of the
provisions of the new treaties and agreements concluded between them, shall f
referred to arbitration, which shall be conducted in accordance with the protocol
id of si
accompanying the present treaty.
The present treaty has been drawn up in Arabic in duplicate. It shall come ^
into force with effect from the date of exchange of copies thereof ratified by both 4 ;
parties, exchange to be effected in a place to be agreed upon between them.
Done at Mecca on the 20 th Dhul Qi’dah, 1349, of the Hijrah, corresponding
with the 7th April, 1931, a.d. l.^Whco 1
NURI-AL-SAID. ^S ifsl
FEISAL ABDUL AZIZ.
Enclosure 2 in No. 112 .
Protocol on Arbitration.
In the name of Grod, the Merciful, the Compassionate
IN pursuance of the desire expressed by the two high contracting parties in
article 15 of the Treaty of Friendship and “ Bon-Voismage ” concluded on the
20th Dhul Qi’dat, 1349 (corresponding with the 7th April, 1931), between the
Kingdom of Iraq and the Kingdom of Hejaz and Aejd and Dependencies
concerning the settlement of such disputes arising from the provisions of the
treaties and agreements “ ratified ” between them as may prove impossible of
settlement by diplomatic means :—
We, the undersigned plenipotentiaries of His Majesty the King of Iraq and
His Majesty the King of Hejaz and Nejd and Dependencies, respectively, having
been duly authorised, met together this 20 th day of Dhul Qi’dat of the year 1349
(corresponding with the 7th April, 1931), in order to sign the Arbitration
Protocol to the above said Treaty of Friendship and “ BonAoisinage,” and have
signed the following :—
Arbitration shall be conducted by arbitrators not to exceed six in number,
to be nominated equally by the two high contracting parties under the presidency
of a person to be nominated from time to time in agreement between the said
If either of the two high contracting parties wishes to refer to arbitration
any of the cases which should be referred under the provisions of this protocol,
he shall thereupon notify his desire to the other party, stating the names of his
arbitrators, aqd the other party shall also state the names of his arbitrators to
the first party. The meeting (of arbitrators) shall take place within six months
from the date of notification by the first party of his desire to go to arbitration.
The president of the board of arbitration shall be nominated in agreement
between the two parties within the period mentioned in article 2 of this protocol.
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Correspondence and papers concerning negotiations over the drafting of trade, Bon Voisinage and extradition treaties between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, in an effort to lift the trade blockade, imposed upon Kuwait at the orders of the King of Saudi Arabia, ‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd (Ibn Sa‘ūd). The volume is a direct chronological continuation of ‘1/1 Volume IV Koweit Saudi Relations’ (IOR/R/15/5/112), and includes:
- Multiple drafts in both Arabic and English of a ‘Regulation for the Control of Caravans and Traders between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia’.
- A copy of Al-Waqayah [Iraq Government Gazette] dated 1936 (ff 191-200), and a printed copy of the extradition agreement between Saudi Arabia and the Government of Iraq (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), dated 1931 (ff 201-207).
- Multiple drafts in both Arabic and English of Bon Voisinage and extradition treaties between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
The volume’s principal correspondents are: the Kuwait Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. (Captain Gerald Simpson DeGaury); the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. (Lieutenant-Colonel Trenchard William Craven Fowle); the British Government’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (Andrew Ryan; Reader William Bullard); the Ruler of Kuwait (Shaikh Aḥmad al-Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ); Foreign and India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. representatives in London.
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- 1 volume (320 folios)
The volume’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest item at the front to the latest at the end.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 318; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the first and last leading and ending flyleaves.
Two additional foliation sequences are also present in parallel between ff 4-315, and ff 28-315; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.
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