1582 INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. In addition to applying to the countries and the citizens referred to in the preceding paragraph, the agreement will be applicable in the same cases to the Philippine Islands and to citizens of those islands so long as the said islands continue under the sovereignty or the authority of the United States. In thus confirming the agreement under reference, I have the honor to inform Your Excellency that the Government of the Argentine Republic will take the necessary measures to place it into effect begin- ning June 1, 1942. I avail myself of this opportunity to greet you, Mr. Ambassador, with my highest and most distinguished consideration. E RImz GUImAZ6 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship [SEAL OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND WORSHIP] To H.E . the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America, Mr. NORMAN ARMOUR.