Tripartite Pact, known as the Berlin Pact, was an agreement between Germany, Italy, and Japan signed in Berlin on 27 September 1940 by, respectively, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Galeazzo Ciano and Saburo Kurusu.
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Purpose of the Tripartite Pact is, above all things, to help restore peace to the world as quickly as possible.
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Tripartite Pact's purpose was to increase Tuka's standing in Slovakia relative to that of his rival, Tiso, although the Germans had no intention of permitting Tiso to be removed.
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Tripartite Pact encouraged the Bulgarians to sign a mutual assistance pact that had first been discussed in October 1939.
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The Soviets considered joining the Tripartite Pact to be an update of existing agreements with Germany.
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Similarly the Tokyo War Crimes Trials focused on the establishing of mixed technical commissions between Germany, Japan, and Italy as evidence that the Tripartite Pact began functioning shortly after it was signed, and showed mutual support in aggression under the pact, though these commissions never actually functioned.
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