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Section III : Rights and duties of neutrals - Art. 16.
    Art. 16. The neutral state is forbidden:
    (a) To deliver to the belligerent, directly or indirectly, or for any reason whatever, ships of war, munitions or any other war material;
    (b) To grant it loans, or to open credits for it during the duration of war.
    Credits that a neutral state may give to facilitate the sale or exportation of its food products and raw materials are not included in this prohibition.


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