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Convention (III) relative to the Opening of Hostilities. The Hague, 18 October 1907.
of the present Convention shall take effect in case of war between two or more of the contracting Powers.
is binding as between a belligerent Power which is a party to the Convention and neutral Powers which are also parties to the Convention.