BRITISH EMPIRE: Parliament's Week: Apr. 7, 1923

¶ Commander Kenworthy, Liberal, recently returned from a visit to Russia, mooted the question of Russian recognition. Mr. E. D. Morel, Labor, asked if there was any chance of getting the £650,000,000 war debt owed by Russia. Mr. C. P. Trevelyan, Labor, emphasized the necessity of recognizing the Soviet Government. Mr. Ronald McNeill, Conservative Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, answering the questions, said that there was no truth in the assumption that the attitude of the Government toward Russia was due to prejudice against the Soviet form of government. "Britain will not recognize...

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