IN THE NAME AND BY THE APPROVAL OF:
THE SOVIET UNION
ANIMATED by Our joint desire to ensure peace and convinced that it is in the mutual interests of both the High Contracting Parties to improve and develop the relations between the same;
BEARING IN MIND the international engagements which both Our High Contracting Parties have previously undertaken, and which they declare do not constitute any obstacle to the development of the mutual relations and are not in contradiction with the present Treaty;
DESIRING to confirm and, as regards both Our mutual relations, to give effect to this present Treaty;
HAVE RESOLVED to conclude a Treaty to this end and have designated as Our respective Plenipotentiaries:--
For STATE: Ethics Committee of the SCPF
For the Greater Terran Union 1st:
WHO, after having communicated to each other their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed as follows:--
Article 1 (Recognition)
Each High Contracting Party recognizes the other as a sovereign and autonomous State.
Article 2 (Territorial integrity)
Each High Contracting Party undertakes to respect in every way the sovereignty and authority of the other High Contracting Party over its territories, including territorial and contiguous waters and aerospace, and also including the same of the other dominions and territories dependent upon it; the High Contracting Party shall not intervene in any way in the internal affairs of such territories and shall abstain from any action calculated to give rise to or assist any agitation, propaganda, or attempted intervention aimed against the integrity of any such territory or which has for its purpose the chancing by force of the form of governance of any such territory.
Article 3 (Non-aggression)
Each High Contracting Party undertakes not to resort in any case either to war to any act of violence or of aggression against the other, either alone, or in concert with one, or more than one, third Power(s).
Article 4 (Non-assistance during war/violence)
-1. If one of the High Contracting Parties is the object of an act of war or of aggression on the part of one, or more than one, third Power(s), the other High Contracting Party undertakes not to give, either directly or indirectly, aid or assistance to the aggressor(s) for the duration of this present Treaty.
-2. If one of the High Contracting Parties commits an act of war or of aggression against a third Power, the other High Contracting Party shall have the right to terminate this present Treaty immediately after notice thereof is given.
Article 5 (Other agreements)
The engagements set out in Articles 3 and 4 of this present Treaty shall not in any way limit or modify the rights and obligations of either of the High Contracting Parties as a result of agreements concluded by it before the entry into force of this present Treaty, and each High Contracting Party hereby declares that it is not bound by any agreement which carries with it an obligation to participate in an act of war or of aggression committed by a third Power against the other High Contracting Party.
Article 6 (Commencement, termination)
This present Treaty, of which the one in the English text and language is the official and valid version, shall be ratified and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Rome as soon as possible. It shall come into force on the date of the exchange of ratifications and shall remain to enforce until it is terminated by either of the High Contracting Parties and due notice thereof is given to the other High Contracting Party.
IN WITNESS whereof the above-named Plenipotentiaries have signed this present Treaty and have affixed to it their Seals.
DONE IN DUPLICATE at Rome this 7/17/1931.
Bastianini and Rakekvy