Declaration Between the Governments of France and Spain, Respecting the Integrity of Morocco
Signed at Paris, October 3, 1904.
The Government of the French Republic and the Government of His Majesty, the King of
Spain, having agreed to define the extent of the rights and the guarantee of the interests
resulting, for France, from her Algerian possessions, and, for Spain, from her possessions
along the coast of Morocco, and the Government of His Majesty. The King of Spain, having
in consequence given its approval to the Anglo-French declaration of April 8, 1904,
relating to Morocco and to Egypt, and communicated to it by the Government of the French
Declare that they remain firmly committed to the integrity of the
Moroccan Empire under the sovereignty of the Sultan.
In consequence of this, the undersigned, his excellency the minister
for Foreign Affairs, and his excellency, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of His Majesty the King of Spain, to the President of the French Republic, duly authorized
to this effect, have prepared this present declaration, which they have vested with their
Done at Paris, in duplicate form, October 3, 1904.
[L.S.] DELCASSÉ ; (L.S.) F. DE LEON Y CASTILLO.
TEXT FROM Supplement to American Journal of International Law vol 6, 1912, 30.
Also in Archives Diplomatiques, Vol. 96, p. 677.
Contributed by C. R. Pennell, University of Melbourne, email@example.com