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Signing of Japan-Croatia Air Services Agreement

July 21, 2023
Two Ministers who sign Japan-Croatia Air Services Agreement after having a seat at a table
Two Ministers who shake hands after signing the Agreement

On July 21, Mr. HAYASHI Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and H.E.Mr. GordanGRLIC RADMAN, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, signed the “Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Croatia for Air Services” in Tokyo.

  1. The Agreement establishes a legal framework for the stable operation of scheduled air services between Japan and Croatia. The Agreement provides for the mutual granting of the right to operate scheduled air services and also stipulates basic principles for determining capacity, principles and procedures concerning tariffs, exemptions from taxes and other charges concerning fuel and other items used by aircraft, and ensuring measures for air safety and security. It is expected that this Agreement will further promote people-to people and economic exchange between Japan and Croatia.
  2. This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of exchange of diplomatic notes indicating that the Agreement has been approved in accordance with the respective constitutional procedures of Japan and Croatia (in the case of Japan, approval by Diet is required).

(Ref.) Intergovernmental negotiations for this Agreement began in November 2018, and an agreement in principle was reached in November 2022.

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