The Spaak Agreement of 1945 was a major land swap between Belgium and the Union of South Africa. Spearheaded by Belgian Foreign Minister Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium sold Belgian Congo to South Africa for a sum of $20 billion dollars and a series of military equipment to sold by South Africa.
Terms of the treaty
In exchange for the Belgian Congo, South Africa agrees to purchase the territory for $20 billion dollars, of which $5 billion shall be in the form of cash payment. In addition to this, South Africa also agrees to provide Belgium with 45 Atlas Arend jet fighters and 100 Varke Md.1 heavy tanks to the Belgium military forces. Finally, South Africa will support the modernization of the Belgian military forces in the wake of the Great European War from 1945 to 1975.