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Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
The present Convention is established in English and in French. Both texts are equally authentic.
The Swiss Federal Council shall arrange for official translations of the Convention to be made in the Russian and Spanish languages.
Commentary of 1960