No one has ever been able to agree on how much Germany has paid. The Reparations Commission came forward last week with a neatly prepared statement. Germany has paid:
From which must be deducted 3,030,655,000 gold marks—cost of Armies of Occupation and loan made to Germany under the Spa Agreement.
Seizures made by France and Belgium in the Ruhr are not included in the statement. These were considered to amount to 600,000,000 gold marks. Therefore,...