EMBASSY OF THE KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS
Zagreb, 20 February 2008
Note nr. 049/08
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Croatia presents its compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia and has the honour to propose, with reference to the Agreement on Operational and Strategic Co-operation between the Republic of Croatia and the European Police Office of 13 January 2006 (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 of 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 and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia, the Embassy proposes that this note and the affirmative note of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration shall constitute an Agreement between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Croatia, 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 Croatia have informed each other that the formalities required for the entry into force have been complied with.
The Embassy avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Ministry the assurances of its highest consideration.
To: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration