MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The Hague, 30 June 2004
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs presents its compliments to the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria and has the honour to propose, with reference to the Cooperation Agreement between the Republic of Bulgaria and the European Police Office of 17 June 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 Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs proposes that this note and the affirmative note of the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria shall constitute an Agreement between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Bulgaria, which shall be applied provisionally from the day on which this affirmative note has been received by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 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 Bulgaria have informed each other that the formalities required for the entry into force have been complied with.
The Ministry avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria the assurances of its highest consideration.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria