The treaty was signed by the foreign ministers of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh in New Delhi following the Simla Agreement. [1] Since the defence alliance was never used under the pact and the main signatories between Europe and Asia were very separate, which limited cooperation between the European and Asian signatories, the effect of the pact was limited. Historian Paul W. His goal was to increase Tuka`s prestige in Slovakia compared to that of his rival Tiso, although the Germans had no intention of having Tiso kidnapped. [9] In Marshal Ion Antonescu`s affidavit, read in the IG-Farben trial (1947-1948), he stated that the agreement to accede to the Covenant had been concluded before his visit to Berlin on November 22, 1940. [8] The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH), born from some former regions of conquered Yugoslavia, signed the Tripartite Pact on June 15, 1941. [17] Bulgaria`s hand was eventually constrained by Germany`s desire to intervene in the Italo-Greek War, which would require the transfer of troops by Bulgaria. . . .