FRANCE: Debt

The possibility of the French settling their U. S. War debt of some $4,000,000,000 again crossed the vision as a possibility.

Finance Minister Joseph Caillaux was reported to have said to U. S. Ambassador Myron T. Herrick that the French Government might be able to pay the U. S. Government $100,000,000 a year, provided that such payment was understood to depend on French receipts from Germany under the operation of the Experts' Plan, without which France would not be in a position to pay anything. This suggestion (not...

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