THE NEAR EAST: Another Concession

The surprise of the week was the reported agreement signed at Lausanne between an Anglo-French Company, styled for the present the Leslie Urquhart Group, and the National Society of Turkey for Export and Import. The agreement is said to be "one of the largest yet made for the exploitation of Turkey."

The terms of the agreement provide for a virtual monopoly of Turkish export and import trade. The two concerns will be sister Companies; one entirely Turkish, the other Anglo-French.

In the Turkish Company there are said to be 175 members of the Angora...

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