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RECIPROCAL TRADE-CUBA. 3647 EXCHANGE OF NOTES BETWEEN THE SECRETARY OF STATE ElCblUlge 01 not.es. OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA The Secretary oj State (Hull) to the Secretary oj State oj Cuba (To7'7"Un'e) EXCELLENCY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE, Washington, August 24, 1984. I have the honor to confirm my understanding of the views ~:na:d~~;t; developed by the conversations which have recently taken place sUps. at Habana between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Cuba with reference to the exportation of avocados and pineapple slips from Cuba to the United States of America, its territories and possessions, as follows: The conversations between the two Governments have resulted in a mutual understanding that the Government of Cuba agrees not to permit the exportation of avocados to the United States of America by any carrier clearing from the final Cuban port or place of call except during the period from June 1 to September 30, in- clusive, of each year, beginning with the calendar year 1935, and that the Government of Cuba will promulgate forthwith and enforce the regulations necessary to make this commitment effective. These conversations between the two Governments have also developed a further understanding that the Cuban Government will permit the exportation of pineapple slips to the United States of America, its territories and possessions, subject to such regulations as the Cuban Department of Agriculture may establish. I shall be obliged if I may receive your confirmation of the correctness of this understanding. I am happy to avail myself of this opportunity to renew to you, Excellency. the assurances of my highest and most distinguished consideration. CORDELL HULL Secretary oj State oj the Cm~ted States oj America. Dr. COSME DE LA TORRIENTE, Secretary oj State oj Cuba, Washington, D.C.