1472 INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [58 STAT. ARTICLE 9 Except as may be modified by the present agreement, the general principles of the aforementioned air navigation arrangement of 1933 as applicable to scheduled air transport services shall continue in force until otherwise agreed upon by the two contracting parties. ARTICLE 10 In the event either of the contracting parties considers it desirable to modify the routes or conditions set forth in the attached Annex, it may request consultation between the competent authorities of both contracting parties, such consultation to begin within a period of sixty days from the date of the request. When these authorities mutually agree on new or revised conditions affecting the Annex, their recommendations on the matter will come into effect after they have been confirmed by an exchange of diplomatic notes. ANNEX TO AIR TRANSPORT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND SWEDEN A. Airlines of the United States authorized under the present agreement are accorded rights of transit and non-traffic stop in Swedish territory, as well as the right to pick up and discharge in- ternational traffic in passengers, cargo and mail at Stockholm, on the following route: New York or Chicago, via intermediate points, to Stockholm; in both directions. B. Airlines of Sweden authorized under the present agreement are accorded rights of transit and non-traffic stop in the territory of the United States, as well as the right to pick up and discharge interna- tional traffic in passengers, cargo and mail at New York or Chicago, on the following route: Stockholm, via intermediate points, to New York or Chicago; in both directions. I am instructed to state that the terms of the agreement as com- municated to me are agreed to by my Government. Furthermore, I am pleased to add that your suggestion that the agreement become effective on January 1, 1945, is acceptable to my Government. I avail myself of the occasion to renew to you, Sir, the assurances of my highest consideration. W. BosTROM The Honorable EDWARD R. STETrINrus, Jr., Secretary of State.