ALBANIA: Protector

President Ahmed Bey Zogu and Premier Cena Bey announced last week the signing of a treaty whereby Italy (which lies just across the Adriatic) guarantees the Albanian status quo for five years and each nation covenants to enter no agreement disadvantageous to the other. Jugoslavians whose frontier bounds Albania upon the north wrathfully descried in the new treaty a virtual Italian protectorate over Albania, something which Jugoslavia has long desired for herself.

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