Foreign News: Rumanian Friction

Nikolai Krestinsky, Soviet plenipotentiary, met Langa Rascanul, head of a Rumanian diplomatic mission, at Vienna, to discuss a general Russo-Rumanian settlement. The parley almost immediately struck the Bessarabian question and went on the rocks shortly after.

Before the War Bessarabia was a part of Russia. In the early days of the Russian revolution, Rumanian troops seized the province, which lies to the east of Rumania and is washed by the mouths of the Danube. This seizure had no justification in international law, as the Rumanians were not at war with the Soviets. But it...

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