Transcript: Extracts from the Yalta Protocol - the agreements signed by Britain, the USA and the USSR at the Yalta Conference February 1945

(Catalogue ref: FO 371/50838)

I. WORLD ORGANIZATION

It was decided:
That a United Nations conference on the proposed World Organization should be summoned for Wednesday, 25 April, 1945, and should be held in the United States of America.

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II. DECLARATION OF LIBERATED EUROPE
The following declaration has been approved:

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The establishment of order in Europe and the rebuilding of national economic life must be achieved by processes which will enable the liberated peoples to destroy the last vestiges of nazism and fascism and to create democratic institutions of their own choice. This is a principle of the

Atlantic Charter- the right of all peoples to choose the form of government under which they will live the restoration of sovereign rights and self- government for those peoples who have been forcibly deprived of them by the aggressor nations

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