MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The Hague, 30 July 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands presents its compliments to the Embassy of the Republic of Albania, and has the honour to propose, with reference to the Strategic Agreement between the Republic of Albania and the European Police Office of 5 February 2007 (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 12 of the Agreement, be agreed upon as set out in the Attachment.
If this proposal is acceptable to the Embassy of the Republic of Albania, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands proposes that this note and the affirmative note of the Embassy shall constitute an Agreement between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Albania, which shall be applied provisionally from the day on which the affirmative note has been received by the Ministry, 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 Albania have informed each other that the formalities required for the entry into force have been complied with.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the Republic of Albania the assurances of its highest consideration.
Embassy of the Republic of Albania