AMBASSADE VAN HET KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
Riga, 17 February 2004
The Royal Netherlands Embassy presents its compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and has the honour to propose, with reference to the Co-operation Agreement between the Republic of Latvia and the European Police Office of 31 October 2003 (hereinafter ``the Agreement"), and in view of Article 41, paragraph 2 of the Convention based on Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, on the establishment of a European Police Office (Europol Convention, 26 July 1995), that the privileges and immunities necessary for the proper performance of the tasks of the liaison officers at Europol referred to in Article 14 and Annex 3 of the Agreement, be agreed upon as set out in the Attachment.
If this proposal is acceptable to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, the Embassy proposes that this note and the affirmative note of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall constitute an Agreement between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Latvia, which shall be applied provisionally from the day on which this affirmative note has been received by the Embassy, and which shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date on which the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Latvia have informed each other that the formalities required for the entry into force have been complied with.
The Royal Netherlands Embassy avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia the assurances of its highest consideration.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
of the Republic of Latvia