[The German text as published in the Frankfurter Zeitung, 7 March, 1918, first morning edition.1
Animated by the common desire to terminate the state of war between Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey on fhe one hand, and Roumania on the other hand, and to reestablish peace, the undersigned, namely,
the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, the Imperial Actual Privy Councillor. Herr Richard von Kühlmann as Plenipotentiary of Germany,
the Minister of the Imperial and Royal House and for Foreign Affairs of His Imperial and Royal Apostolic Majesty , Privy Councillor Odakar Count Czernin von und zu Chudenitz as Plenipotentiary of Austria Hungary,
the Vice President of the Sobranje, Dr. Momtschiloff as Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria,
His Highness the Grand Vizier Talaat Pascha as Plenipotentiary of Turkey,
on the one hand, and
M. P. C Argetoianu as Plenipotentiary of Roumania
on the other hand,
after examination of their full powers, have agreed to the end that, since the truce treaty signed at Focsani on 9 December, 1917, has been denounced on 2 March, 1918, and expired on 5 March, 1918, at 12 o'clock noon. An armistice of fourteen days with the privilege of denouncing it within a period of three days, shall begin on 5 March, 1918, midnight.
Between the undersigned there exists a complete agreement to the end that within this period of time the final peace is to he concluded on the basis of the following agreement:
In witness thereof the Plenipotentiaries have signed this treaty and affixed their seals to it.
Done in quintuple original at Buftea 5 March.
(Here follow the signatures.)
Source: United States, Department of State, Texts of the Roumanian "Peace" (Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1918), pp. 2-4.
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