THE NEAR EAST: Intractable Turks

Affairs under consideration at the Lausanne Conference are steadily moving toward a settlement. Nearly all the important issues are under consideration by the various experts. It is announced that the Turks will accept the principle of guarantees for foreigners in Turkey, as expounded by J. C. Grew, the United States observer. Under this agreement capitulations will disappear.

The main conflict at present is under the head of a Greek war indemnity. The Greeks aver that they will under no circumstances pay an indemnity to Turkey. Turkey, with great firmness, declares that she...

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