When the Lausanne Treaty was signed last year (TIME, Aug. 6) there were many things left unsettled, and one of them was the Mosul question.* In the palace of the Turkish Admiralty on the Golden Horn, representatives of Britain, France and Turkey assembled to settle the thorny problem of Mosul. After much wrangling the conference broke up, a settlement having been impossible. Britain will take the matter before the League, but at present the Turks protest against such action.

*Mosul is the centre of important oil fields and oil is the leitmotif...

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