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SUMMARY OF PRELIMINARY TREATY OF PEACE
On June 2 there had been handed to the Austrian delegates a preliminary treaty which covered certain points, but left others to be dealt with later.
Austria must accept the covenant of the league of nations and the labor charter.
[Sidenote: Extra European rights to be renounced.]
She must renounce all her extra European rights.
She must demobilize all her naval and aerial forces.
Austria must recognize the complete independence of Hungary.
Austrian nationals, guilty of violating international laws of war, to be tried by the Allies.
Austria must accept economic conditions and freedom of transit similar to those in German treaty.
Sections dealing with war prisoners and graves are identical with German treaty.
Guarantees of execution of treaty corresponds to those in German pact.
[Sidenote: Boundaries with Czecho-Slovakia.]
Boundaries of Bohemia and Moravia to form boundary between Austria and Czecho-Slovakia, with minor rectifications.
Allies later to fix southern boundary (referring to Jugoslavia).
Eastern boundary Marburg and Radkersburg to Jugoslavia.
Western and northwestern frontiers (facing Bavaria and Switzerland) unchanged.
Austria must recognize independence of Czecho-Slovakia and Jugoslavia.
[Sidenote: Republic of Austria recognized.]
Austria is recognized as an independent republic under the name "Republic of Austria."
Austria must recognize frontiers of Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Rumania, Czecho-Slovakia and Jugoslavia as at present or ultimately determined.
Boundaries of Austria, Czecho-Slovakia and Jugoslavia to be finally fixed by mixed commission.
Czecho-Slovakia and Jugoslavia must agree to protect racial, religious and linguistic minorities.
Both new Slav nations and Rumania must a.s.sure freedom of transit and equitable treatment of foreign commerce.
Austria must recognize full independence of all territories formerly a part of Russia.
[Sidenote: Brest-Litovsk treaty annulled.]
Brest-Litovsk treaty is annulled.
All treaties with Russian elements concluded since revolution annulled.
Allies reserve right of rest.i.tution for Russia from Austria.
Austria must consent to abrogation of treaties of 1839 establishing Belgian neutrality.
Austria must agree to new Belgian boundaries as fixed by Allies.
Similar provisions with respect to neutrality and boundaries of Luxemburg.
Austria must accept allied disposition of any Austrian rights in Turkey and Bulgaria.
She must accept allied arrangements with Germany regarding Schleswig-Holstein.
[Sidenote: Equality of races before the law.]
Austrian nations of all races, languages and religions equal before the law.
Clauses affecting Egypt, Morocco, Siam and China identical with German treaty.
Entire Austro-Hungarian navy to be surrendered to Allies.
Twenty-one specified auxiliary cruisers to be disarmed and treated as merchantmen.
All warships, including submarines, under construction shall be broken up and may be used only for industrial purposes.
All naval arms and material must be surrendered.
[Sidenote: Use of submarines prohibited.]
Future use of submarines prohibited.
Austrian wireless station at Vienna not to be used for military or political messages to Austria's late allies without Allies' consent for three months.
Austria may not have naval or air forces.
She must demobilize existing air forces within two months and surrender aviation material.
Austrian nationals cannot serve in military, naval or aerial forces of foreign powers.
She may send no military, naval or aerial mission to any foreign country.