THE NEAR EAST: THE NEAR EAST

Peace? The veil has been lifted and Mustapha Kemal Pasha speaks for the Turkish nation: " We desire peace! " This is a propitious omen for the future of the new Turkish State, and, backed by real sincerity, it will indubitably raise the prestige of Turkey in the West. It is certainly a feather in the fezzes of Mustapha Kemal Pasha and Ismet Pasha, his Foreign Minister.

Refusal. The National Assembly rejected the Lausanne Treaty because it was contrary to the National Pact. The greater part of the Treaty has, however, been approved,...

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