In the Memorandum signed at Moscow, on April 15, 1955,1 the Austrian and Soviet Delegations came to an agreement binding the Austrian Delegation to carry out the following decisions and measures:
1. Referring to the declaration made at the conference of Berlin in 1954 neither to join a military alliance nor to allow foreign military bases in its territory, the Austrian Government will make a declaration in a form which will obligate Austria internationally to practice in perpetuity a neutrality of the type maintained by Switzerland.
2. After having ratified the State Treaty, the Austrian Government will submit this declaration to the Austrian Parliament for confirmation according to the Austrian Federal Constitution.
3. The Austrian Government will take all suitable steps to obtain international recognition of this declaration.
4. The Austrian Government will welcome a guaranty by the four Powers of the independence and territorial integrity of Austria.
5. The Austrian Government will seek to obtain from the governments of France, Great Britain, and the United States of America such a guaranty.