In the formations referred to in Articles 156 and 157, the proportion of officers, including the personnel of staffs and special
services, shall not exceed one twentieth of the total effectives
with the colours, and that of non-commissioned officers shall not
exceed one twelfth of the total effectives with the colours.
Officers supplied by the various Allied or neutral Powers shail
collaborate, under the direction of the Turkish Government, in
the command, the organisation and the training of the gendarmerie officers authorised by Article 158, but their number
shall not exceed fifteen per cent. of that strength. Special agreements to be drawn up by the Inter-Allied Commission mentioned in Article 200 shall fix the proportion of these officers
according to nationality, and shall determine the conditions of
their participation in the various missions assigned to them by
In any one territorial region all officers placed at the disposal
of the Turkish Government under the conditions laid down in
Article 159 shall in principle be of the same nationality.
In the zone of the Straits and islands referred to in Article
178, excluding the islands of Lemnos, Imbros, Samothrace
Tenedos and Mitylene, the forces o
Turkish, will be under the Inter-Allied Command of the forces
in occupation of that zone.
All measures of mobilisation, or appertaining to mobilisation
or tending to an increase of the strength or of the means of
transport of any of the forces provided for in this Chapter are
The various formations, staffs and administrative services
shall not, in any case, include supplementary cadres.
Within the period fixed by Article 153, all existing forces of
gendarmerie shall be amalgamated with the legions provided for
in Article 156.
The formation of any body of troops not provided for in this
Section is forbidden.
The suppression of existing formations which are in excess of
the authorised strength of 50,000 men (not including the Sultan's
bodyguard) shall be effected progressively from the date of the
signature of the present Treaty, in such manner as to be completed within six months at the latest after the coming into
force of the Treaty, in accordance with the provisions of Article
The number of officers, or persons in the position of officers,
in the War Ministry and the Turkish General Staff, as well as
in the administrations attached to them, shail, within the same
period, be reduced to the establishment considered by the Commission referred to in Article 200 as strictly necessary for the
good working of the general services of the armed Turkish force,
this establishment being included in the maximum figure laid
down in Article 158.
The Turkish armed force shall in future be constituted and
recruited by voluntary enlistment only.
Enlistment shall be open to all subjects of the Turkish State
equally, without distinction of race or religion.
As regards the legions referred to in Article 156, their system
of recruiting shall be in principle regional, and so regulated that
the Moslem and non-Moslem elements of the population of each
region may be, so far as possible, represented on the strength of
the corresponding legion.
The provisions of the preceding paragraphs apply to officers
as well as to men.
The length of engagement of non-commissioned officers and
men shall be twelve consecutive years.
The annual replacement of men released from service for any
reason whatever before the expiration of their term of engagement shall not exceed five per cent. of the total effectives fixed hy Article 155.
All officers must be regulars (officers de carrière).
Officers at present serving in the army or the gendarmerie
who are retained in the new armed force must undertake to
serve at least up to the age of forty-five.
Officers at present serving in the army or the gendarmerie who
are not admitted to the new armed force shall be definitely released from all military obligations, and must not take part in
any military exercises, theoretical or practical.
Officers newly-appointed must undertake to serve on the
active list for at least twenty-five consecutive years.
The annual replacement of officers leaving the service for any
cause before the expiration of their term of engagement shall not
exceed five per cent. of the total effectives of officers provided
by Article 158.
SCHOOLS, EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENTS, MILITARY CLASS
On the expiration of three months from the coming into force
of the present Treaty there must only exist in Turkey the number of military schools which is absolutely indispensable for the
recruitment of officers and non-commissioned officers of the
units allowed, i.e.:
school for officers;
1 school per territorial region for non-commissioned officers.
The number of students admitted to instruction in these
schools shall be strictly in proportion to the vacancies to be
filled in the cadres of officers and non-commissioned officers.
Educational establishments, other than those referred to in
Article 168, as well as all sporting or other societies, must not
occupy themselves with any military matters.
CUSTOMS OFFICIALS, LOCAL URBAN AND RURAL POLICE,
Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 48, Part III
(Political Clauses), the number of customs officials, local urban
or rural police, forest guards or other like officials shall not
exceed the number of men employed in a similar capacity in
1913 within the territorial limits of Turkey as fixed by the
The number of these officials may only be increased in the
future in proportion to the increase of population in the localities
or municipalities which employ them.
These employees and officials, as well as those employed in the railway service, must not be assembled for the purpose of taking
part in any military exercises.
In each administrative district the local urban and rural
police and forest guards shall be recruited and officered according to the principles laid down in the case of the gendarmerie
by Article 165.
In the Turkish police, which, as forming part of the civil administration of Turkey, will remain distinct from the Turkish
armed force, officers or officials supplied by the various Allied
or neutral Powers shall collaborate, under the direction of the
Turkish Government, in the organisation the command and
the training of the said police. The number of these officers or
officials shall not exceed fifteen per cent. of the strength of similar
Turkish officers or officials.
ARMAMENT, MUNITIONS AND MATERIAL
ARTICLE 171 .
On the expiration of six months from the coming into force of the present Treaty, the armament which may be in use or held
in reserve for replacement in the various formations of the
Turkish armed force shall not exceed the figures fixed per thousand men in Table III annexed to this Section.
The stock of munitions at the disposal of Turkey shall not
exceed the amounts fixed in Table III annexed to this Section.
Within six months from the coming into force of the present
Treaty all existing arms, munitions of the various categories and
war material in excess of the quantities authorised shall be
handed over to the Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control
provided for in Article 200 in such places as shall be appointed
by this Commission.
The Principal Allied Powers will decide what is to be done
with this material.
The manufacture of arms, munitions and war material, including aircraft and parts of aircraft of every description, shall
take place only in the factories or establishments authorised by
the Inter-Allied Commission referred to in Article 200.
Within six months from the coming into force of the present
Treaty all other establishments for the manufacture, preparation,
storage or design of arms, munitions or any war material shall
be abolished or converted to purely commercial uses.
The same will apply to all arsenals other than those utilised
as depots for the authorised stocks of munitions.
The plant of establishments or arsenals in excess of that required for the authorised manufacture shall be rendered useless
or converted to purely commercial uses, in accordance with the
decisions of the Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control
referred to in Article 200.
The importation into Turkey of arms, munitions and war
materials, including aircraft and parts of aircraft of every description, is strictly forbidden, except with the special authority
of the Inter-Allied Commission referred to in Article 200.
The manufacture for foreign countries and the exportation of
arms, munitions and war material of any description is also forbidden.
The use of flame-throwers, asphyxiating, poisonous or other
gases and all similar liquids, materials or processes being forbidden, their manufacture and importation are strictly forbidden
Material specially intended for the manufacture, storage or
use of the said products or processes is equally forbidden.
The manufacture and importation into Turkey of armoured
cars, tanks or any other similar machines suitable for use in war
are equally forbidden.
In the zone of the Straits and islands referred to in Article 178
the fortifications will be disarmed and demolished as provided
in that Article.
Outside this zone, and subject to the provisions of Article 89,
the existing fortified works may be preserved in their present
condition, but will be disarmed within the same period of three
MAINTENANCE OF THE FREEDOM OF THE STRAITS
For the purpose of guaranteeing the freedom of the Straits,
the High Contracting Parties agree to the following provisions:
(I) Within three months from the coming into force of the
present Treaty, all works, fortifications and batteries within the
zone defined in Article 179 and comprising the coast and islands
of the Sea of Marmora and the coast of the Straits, also those in
the Islands of Lemnos, Imbros, Samothrace, Tenedos and Mitylene, shall be disarmed and demolished.
The reconstruction of these works and the construction of
similar works are forbidden in the above zone and islands. France,
Great Britain and Italy shall have the right to prepare for demolition any existing roads and railways in the said zone and in the
islands of Lemnos, Imbros, Samothrace, and Tenedos which
allow of the rapid transport of mobile batteries, the construction
there of such roads and railways remaining forbidden.
In the islands of Lemnos, Imbros, Samothrace and Tenedos
the construction of new roads or railways must not be undertaken
except with the authority of the three Powers mentioned above.
(2) The measures prescribed in the first paragraph of (I) shall
be executed by and at the expense of Greece and Turkey as regards their respective territories, and under control as provided in Article 203.
(3) The territories of the zone and the islands of Lemnos,
Imbros, Samothrace, Tenedos, and Mitylene shall not be used
for military purposes, except by the three Allied Powers referred
to above, acting in concert. This provision does not exclude the
employment in the said zone and islands of forces of Greek and
Turkish gendarmerie, who will be under the Inter-Allied command
of the forces of occupation, in accordance with the provisions of
Article 161, nor the maintenance of a garrison of Greek troops in
the island of Mitylene, nor the presence of the Sultan's bodyguard
referred to in Article 152.
(4) The said Powers, acting in concert, shall have the right
to maintain in the said territories and islands such military and
air forces as they may consider necessary to prevent any action
being taken or prepared which might directly or indirectly prejudice the freedom of the Straits.
This supervision will be carried out in naval matters by a
guard-ship belonging to each of the said Allied Powers.
The forces of occupation referred to above may, in case of
necessity, exercise on land the right of requisition, subject to the
same conditions as those laid down in the Regulations annexed
to the Fourth Hague Convention, 1907, or any other Convention
replacing it to which all the said Powers are parties. Requisitions
shall, however, only be made against payment on the spot.
The zone referred to in Article 178 is defined as follows:
(I) In Europe:
From Karachali on the Gulf of Xeros north-eastwards,
a line reaching and then following the southern boundary of
the basin of the Beylik Dere to the crest of the Kuru Dagh;
then following that crest line,
then a straight line passing north of Emerli, and south of Derelar,
then curving north-north-eastwards and cutting the road from
Rodosto to Malgara 3 kilometres west of Ainarjik and then
passing 6 kilometres south-east of Ortaja Keui,
then curving north-eastwards and cutting the road from Rodosto to Hairobolu 18 kilometres northwest of Rodosto,
then to a point on the road from Muradli to Rodosto about
kilometre south of Muradli,
a straight line;
thence east-north-eastwards to.Yeni Keui,
a straight line, modified, however, so as to pass at a minimum
distance of 2 kilometres north of the railway from Chorlu to
thence north-north-eastwards to a point west of Istranja,
situated on the frontier of Turkey in Europe as defined in Article
27, 1 (2),
a straight line leaving the village of Yeni Keui within the zone;
thence to the Black Sea,
the frontier of Turkey in Europe as defined in Article 27, 1 (2).
(2) In Asia:
From a point to be determined by the Principal Allied Powers
between Cape Dahlina and Kemer Iskele on the gulf of Adramid
a line passing south of Kemer Iskele and Kemer together with
the road joining these places;
then to a point immediately south of the point where the Decauville railway from Osmanlar to Urchanlar crosses the Diermen
a straight line;
thence north-eastwards to Manias Geul,
a line following the right bank of the Diermen Dere, and Kara
thence eastwards, the southern shore of Manias Geul;
then to the point where it is crossed by the railway from Panderma to Susighirli, the course of the Kara Dere upstream;
thence eastwards to a point on the Adranos Chai about
kilometres from its mouth near Kara Oghlan,
a straight line;
thence eastwards, the course of this river downstream
then the southern shore of Abulliont Geul;
then to the point where the railway from Mudania to Brusa
crosses the Ulfer Chai, about 5 kilometres northwest of Brusa,
a straight line;
thence north-eastwards to the confluence of the rivers about
6 kilometres north of Brusa,
the course of the Ulfer Chai downstream;
thence eastwards to the southernmost point of Iznik Geul,
a straight line;
thence to a point 2 kilometres north of Iznik,
the southern and eastern shores of this lake;
thence north-eastwards to the westernmost point of Sbanaja
a line following the crest line Chirchir Chesme, Sira Dagh,
Elmali Dagh, Kalpak Dagh, Ayu Tepe, Hekim Tepe;
thence northwards to a point on the road from Ismid to Armasha, 8 kilometres southwest of Armasha,
a line following as far as possible the eastern boundary of the
basin of the Chojali Dere;
thence to a point on the Black Sea, 2 kilometres east of the
mouth of the Akabad R,
a straight line.
A Commission shall be constituted within fifteen days from
the coming into force of the present Treaty to trace on the spot
the boundaries of the zone referred to in Article 178, except in
so far as these boundaries coincide with the frontier line described
in Article 27,1(2). This Commission shall be composed of three
members nominated by the military authorities of France, Great
Britain and Italy respectively, with, for the portion of the zone
placed under Greek sovereignty, one member nominated by the
Greek Government, and, for the portion of the zone remaining
under Turkish sovereignty, one member nominated by the
Turkish Government. The decisions of the Commission, which
will be taken by a majority, shall be binding on the parties concerned.
The expenses of this Commission will be included in the expenses of the occupation of the said zone.
From the coming into force of the present Treaty all warships
interned in Turkish ports in accordance with the Armistice of
October 30, 1918, are declared to be finally surrendered to the
Principal Allied Powers.
Turkey will, however, retain the right to maintain along her
coasts for police and fishery duties a number of vessels which
shall not exceed:
6 torpedo boats.
These vessels will constitute the Turkish Marine, and will be
chosen by the Naval Inter-Allied Commission of Control referred to in Article 201 from amongst the following vessels:
Aidan Reis. Hizir Reis. Burock Reis. Kemal Reis. Sakis. Issa Reis. Prevesah.
Sisri Hissar. Moussoul. Sultan Hissor. Ack Hissar. Drach. Younnous.
The authority established for the control of customs will be
entitled to appeal to the three Allied Powers referred to in Article
178 in order to obtain a more considerable force, if such an increase is considered indispensable for the satisfactory working of
the services concerned.
Sloops may carry a light armament of two guns inferior to 77
m /m. and two machine guns. Torpedo-boats (or patrol launches)
may carry a light armament of one gun inferior to 77 m/m.
All the torpedoes and torpedo-tubes on board will be removed.
Turkey is forbidden to construct or acquire any warships
other than those intended to replace the units referred to in Article 181. Torpedo-boats shall be replaced by patrol launches.
The vessels intended for replacement purposes shall not exceed:
600 tons in the case of sloops;
100 tons in the case of patrol launches.
Except where a ship has been lost, sloops and torpedo-boats
shall only be replaced after a period of twenty years, counting
from the launching of the ship.
The Turkish armed transports and fleet auxiliaries enumerated
below shall be disarmed and treated as merchant ships:
Rechid Pasha (late Port Antonio).
Tir-i-Mujghion (late Pembroke Castle).
Kiresund (late Warwick Castle).
Millet (late Seagull).
Bosphorus ferry-boats Nos. 60, 61, 63 and 70.
All warships, including submarines, now under construction in
Turkey shall be broken up, with the exception of such surface
vessels as can be completed for commercial purposes.
The work of breaking up these vessels shall be commenced
on the coming into force of the present Treaty.
Articles, machinery and material arising from the breaking up
of Turkish warships of all kinds, whether surface vessels or submarines, may not be used except for purely industrial or commercial purposes. They may not be sold or disposed of to foreign countries.
The construction or acquisition of any submarine, even for
commercial purposes, shall be forbidden in Turkey.
The vessels of the Turkish Marine enumerated in Article 181
must have on board or in reserve only the allowance of war
material and armaments fixed by the Naval Inter-Allied Commission of Control referred to in Article 201. Within a month
from the time when the above quantities are fixed all armaments
rmunitions or other naval war material including mines and torpedoes, belonging to Turkey at the time of the signing of the
Armistice of October 30, 1918, must be definitely surrendered to
the Principal Allied Powers.
The manufacture of these articles in Turkish territory for, and
their export to, foreign countries shall be forbidden.
All other stocks, depots or reserves of arms, munitions or naval
war material of all kinds are forbidden.
The Naval Inter-Allied Commission of Control will fix the
number of officers and men of all grades and corps to be admitted
in accordance with the provisions of Article 189, into the Turkish
Marine. This number will include the personnel for manning the
ships left to Turkey in accordance with Article 181, and the administrative personnel of the police and fisheries protection services and of the semaphore stations.
Within two months from the time when the above number is
fixed, the personnel of the former Turkish Navy in excess of this
number shall be demobilised.
No naval or military corps or reserve force in connection with
the Turkish Marine may be organised in Turkey without being
included in the above strength.
The personnel of the Turkish Marine shall be recuited entirely
by voluntary engagements entered into for a minimum period of
twenty-five consecutive years for officers, and twelve consecutive
years for petty officers and men.
The number engaged to replace those discharged for any reason other than the expiration of their term of service must not
exceed five per cent. per annum of the total personnel fixed by
the Naval Inter-Allied Commission of Control.
The personnel discharged from the former Turkish Navy must
not receive any kind of naval or military training.
Officers belonging to the former Turkish Navy and not demobilised must undertake to serve till the age of forty-five, unless
discharged for sufficient reason.
Officers and men belonging to the Turkish mercantile marine
must not receive any kind of naval or military training.
On the coming into force of the present Treaty all the wireless
stations in the zone referred to in Article 178 shall be handed
over to the Principal Allied Powers. Greece and Turkey shall
not construct any wireless stations in the said zone.
The Turkish armed forces must not include any military or
naval air forces.
No dirigible shall be kept.
Within two months from the coming into force of the present
Treaty the personnel of the air forces on the rolls of the Turkish
land and sea forces shall be demobilised.
Until the complete evacuation of Turkish territory by the
Allied troops, the aircraft of the Allied Powers shall have throughout Turkish territory freedom of passage through the air, freedom
of transit and of landing.
During the six months following the coming into force of the
present Treaty the manufacture, importation and exportation
of aircraft of every kind, parts of aircraft, engines for aircraft
and parts of engines for aircraft shall be forbidden in all Turkish
On the coming into force of the present Treaty all military and
naval aeronautical material must be delivered by Turkey, at her
own expense, to the Principal Allied Powers.
Delivery must be completed within six months and must be
effected at such places as may be appointed by the Aeronautical
Inter-Allied Commission of Control. The Governments of the
Principal Allied Powers will decide as to the disposal of this
In particular, this material will include all items under the
following heads which are or have been in use or were designed
for warlike purposes.
Complete aeroplanes and seaplanes, as well as those being
manufactured, repaired or assembled.
Dirigibles able to take the air, being manufactured, repaired
Plant for the manufacture of hydrogen.
Dirigible sheds and shelters of every kind for aircraft.
Pending their delivery, dirigibles will, at the expense of Turkey
be maintained inflated with hydrogen; the plant for the manufacture of hydrogen, as well as the sheds for dirigibles, may, at
the discretion of the said Powers, be left to Turkey until the
dirigibles are handed over.
Engines for aircraft.
Nacelles and fuselages.
Armament (guns, machine-guns, light machine-guns, bombdropping apparatus, torpedo-dropping apparatus, synchronising
apparatus, aiming apparatus).
Munitions (cartridges, shells, bombs loaded or unloaded, stocks
of explosives or of material for their manufacture).
Instruments for use on aircraft.
Wireless apparatus and photographic and cinematographic
apparatus for use on aircraft.
Component parts of any of the items under the preceding heads.
All aeronautical material of whatsoever description in Turkey
shall be considered primdfocie as war material, and as such may
not be exported, transferred, lent, used or destroyed, but must
remain on the spot until such time as the Aeronautical Inter-Allied Commission of Control referred to in Article 202 has given
a decision as to its nature; this Commission will be exclusively
entitled to decide all such points.
INTER-ALLIED COMMISSIONS OF CONTROL AND
Subject to any special provisions in this Part, the military,
naval and air clauses contained in the present Treaty shall be
executed by Turkey and at her expense under the control of
Inter-Allied Commissions appointed for this purpose by the
Principal Allied Powers.
The above-mentioned Commissions will represent the Principal Allied Powers in dealing with the Turkish Government in
all matters relating to the execution of the military, naval or air
clauses. They will communicate to the Turkish authorities the
decisions which the Principal Allied Powers have reserved the
right to take, or which the execution of the said clauses may
The Inter-Allied Commissions of Control and Organisation
may establish their organisations at Constantinople, and will be
entitled, as often as they think desirable, to proceed to any point
whatever in Turkish territory, or to send sub-commissions, or to
authorise one or more of their members to go, to any such point.
The Turkish Government must furnish to the Inter-Allied
Commissions of Control and Organisation all such information
and documents as the latter may deem necessary for the accomplishment of their mission, and must supply at its own expense
all labour and material which the said Commissions may require
in order to ensure the complete execution of the military, naval
or air clauses.
The Turkish Government shall attach a qualified representative to each Commission for the purpose of receiving all communications which the Commission may have to address to the
Turkish Government, and of supplying or procuring for the Commission all information or documents which may be required.
The upkeep and cost of the Inter-Allied Commissions of Control and Organisation and the expenses incurred by their work
shall be borne by Turkey.
The Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control and Organisation will be entrusted on the one hand with the supervision of
the execution of tbe military clauses relating to the reduction
of the Turkish forces within the authorised limits, the delivery
of arms and war material prescribed in Chapter VI of Section I
and the disarmament of the fortified regions prescribed in Chapters VII and VIII of that Section, and on the other hand with
the organisation and the control of the employment of the new
Turkish armed force.
(l) As the Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control it
will be its special duty:
(a) To fix the number of customs officials, local urban and
rural police, forest guards and other like officials which Turkey
will be authorised to maintain in accordance with Article 170.
(b) To receive from the Turkish Government the notifications
relating to the location of the stocks and depots of munitions, the
armament of the fortified works, fortresses and forts, the situation of the works or factories for the production of arms, munitions and war material and their operations.
(c) To take delivery of the arms, munitions, war material and
plant intended for manufacture of the same, to select the points
where such delivery is to be effected, and to supervise the works
of rendering things useless and of conversion provided for by the
(2) As the Military Inter-Allied Commission of Organisation
it will be its special duty:
(a) To proceed, in collaboration with the Turkish Government,
with the organisation of the Turkish armed force upon the basis
laid down in Chapters I to IV, Section I of this Part, with the
delimitation of the territorial regions provided for in Article 156,
and with the distribution of the troops of gendarmerie and the
special elements for reinforcement between the different territorial regions;
(b) To control the conditions for the employment, as laid down
in Articles 156 and 157, of these troops of gendarmerie and these
elements, and to decide what effect shall be given to requests of
the Turkish Government for the provisional modification of the
normal distribution of these forces determined in conformity with
the said Articles;
(c) To determine the proportion by nationality of the Allied
and neutral officers to be engaged to serve in the Turkish gendarmerie under the conditions laid down in Article 159, and to lay
down the conditions under which they are to participate in the
different duties provided for them in the said Article.
It will be the special duty of the Naval Inter-Allied Commission of Control to visit the building yards and to supervise the
breaking-up of the ships, to take delivery of the arms, munitions
and naval war material and to supervise their destruction and
The Turkish Government must furnish to the Naval Inter-Allied Commission of Control all such information and documents
as the latter may deem necessary to ensure the complete execution
of the naval clauses, in particular the designs of the warships, the
composition of their armaments, the details and models of the
guns, munitions, torpedoes, mines, explosives, wireless telegraphic
apparatus and in general everything relating to naval war
material, as well as all legislative or administrative documents
It will be the special duty of the Aeronautical Inter-Allied
Commission of Control to make an inventory of the aeronautical
material now in the hands of the Turkish Government, to inspect
aeroplane, balloon and motor manufactories and factories producing arms, munitions and explosives capable of being used by
aircraft, to visit all aerodromes, sheds, landing grounds, parks
and depots on Turkish territory, to arrange, if necessary, for
the removal of material and to take delivery of such material.
The Turkish Government must furnish to the Aeronautical
Inter-Allied Commission of Control all such information and
legislative, administrative or other documents as the Commission
may consider necessary to ensure the complete execution of the
air clauses, and in particular a list of the personnel belonging to
all the Turkish air services and of the existing material as well
as of that in process of manufacture or on order, and a complete
list of all establishments working for aviation, of their positions,
and of all sheds and landing grounds.
The Military, Naval and Aeronautical Inter-Allied Commissions of Control will appoint representatives who will be jointly
responsible for controlling the execution of the operations provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2) of Article 178.
Pending the definitive settlement of the political status of the
territories referred to in Article 89, the decisions of the Inter-
Allied Commissions of Control and Organisation will be subject
to any modifications which the said Commissions may consider
necessary in consequence of such settlement.
The Naval and Aeronautical Inter-Allied Commissions of
Control will cease to operate on the completion of the tasks
assigned to them respectively by Articles 201 and 202.
The same will apply to the section of the Military Inter-Allied
Commission entrusted with the functions of control prescribed in
Article 200 (1).
The section of the said Commission entrusted with the organisation of the new Turkish armed force as provided in Article 200
(2) will operate for five years from the coming into force of the
present Treaty. The Principal Allied Powers reserve the right
to decide, at the end of this period, whether it is desirable to maintain or suppress this section of the said Commission.
The following portions of the Armistice of October 30, 1918:
Articles 7, 10, 12, 13 and 24 remain in force so far as they are not
inconsistent with the provisions of the present Treaty.
Turkey undertakes from the coming into force of the present
Treaty not to accredit to any foreign country any military,
naval or air mission, and not to send or allow the departure of
such mission; she undertakes, moreover, to take the necessary
steps to prevent Turkish nationals from leaving her territory in
order to enlist in the army, fleet or air service of any foreign
Power, or to be attached thereto with the purpose of helping
in its training, or generally to give any assistance to the military,
naval or air instruction in a foreign country.
The Allied Powers undertake on their part that from the coming into force of the present Treaty they will neither enlist in
their armies, fleets or air services nor attach to them any Turkish
national with the object of helping in military training, or in
general employ any Turkish national as a military, naval or air
The present provision does not, however, affect the right of
France to recruit for the Foreign Legion in accordance with
French military laws and regulations.