This Agreement shall remain in force until terminated by a Contracting State. Either Contracting State may terminate the Agreement, through diplomatic channels, by giving notice of termination at least six months before the end of any calendar year beginning after the expiration of five years from the date of entry into force of the Agreement. In such event, the Agreement shall cease to have effect:
- (a) with regard to taxes withheld at source, in respect of amounts paid or credited after the end of the calendar year in which such notice is given; and
- (b) with regard to other taxes, in respect of taxable years beginning after the end of the calendar year in which such notice is given.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned duly authorized thereto have signed the present Agreement and have affixed their seals thereto.
DONE in duplicate at Ankara this second day of April 1997 in the Slovak, Turkish and English languages, all three texts being equally authentic. In case of divergence between the texts, the English text shall prevail.
FOR THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC:
MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
FOR THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY:
MINISTER OF FINANCE