The Treaty of Buftea was a preliminary peace treaty between the Kingdom of Romania on one side and the Central Powers on the other. Following the stalemate on the Romanian front after the campaign of 1917, the October Revolution and Russia's subsequent unilateral exit from World War I (see the Armistice between Russia and the Central Powers), Romania had little choice but to conclude a truce with the Central Powers (see the Armistice of Focșani). The Treaty of Buftea was concluded on 5 March [O.S. 20 February] 1918.

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  • The Treaty of Buftea was a preliminary peace treaty between the Kingdom of Romania on one side and the Central Powers on the other. Following the stalemate on the Romanian front after the campaign of 1917, the October Revolution and Russia's subsequent unilateral exit from World War I (see the Armistice between Russia and the Central Powers), Romania had little choice but to conclude a truce with the Central Powers (see the Armistice of Focșani). On 27 February [O.S. 14 February] 1918, during the between Ferdinand I of Romania and Ottokar Czernin, the Austro-Hungarian Foreign Minister, at the Răcăciuni railway station, the Central Powers issued an ultimatum to Romania, threatening to denounce the armistice and resume the hostilities in 48 hours. Therefore, King Ferdinand summoned a on 2 March [O.S. 17 February] 1918 in Iași, the Romanian capital-in-exile. After long and difficult discussions, which lasted 3 days, and despite the strong opposition of Queen Marie and General Constantin Prezan, the Crown Council decided to accept the ultimatum and send envoys to Buftea to negotiate a preliminary peace treaty. The Treaty of Buftea was concluded on 5 March [O.S. 20 February] 1918. (en)
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  • Bukarester Tagblatt announcing the conclusion of the preliminary peace treaty (en)
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  • Bukarester Tagblatt announcing the conclusion of the preliminary peace treaty (en)
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  • Buftea, Kingdom of Romania (en)
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  • Treaty of Buftea (en)
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  • Austria-Hungary (en)
  • Bulgaria (en)
  • German Empire (en)
  • Ottoman Empire (en)
  • Romania (en)
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  • Constantin Argetoianu (en)
  • Talaat Pasha (en)
  • Ottokar Czernin (en)
  • Richard von Kühlmann (en)
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  • The Treaty of Buftea was a preliminary peace treaty between the Kingdom of Romania on one side and the Central Powers on the other. Following the stalemate on the Romanian front after the campaign of 1917, the October Revolution and Russia's subsequent unilateral exit from World War I (see the Armistice between Russia and the Central Powers), Romania had little choice but to conclude a truce with the Central Powers (see the Armistice of Focșani). The Treaty of Buftea was concluded on 5 March [O.S. 20 February] 1918. (en)
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