BULGARIA: Discharged

Appeal to the Council of Ambassadors in Paris having failed, the Bulgarian Government reluctantly ordered the disbandment of 3,000 temporary soldiers.

By the treaty of Neuilly (1919), Bulgaria was allowed a volunteer army of 20,000. Last year, faced by the danger of Bolshevik intrigues, the Government applied to (and received permission from) the Council of Ambassadors for an increase of 3,000 men; but, owing to the opposition of Yugoslavia, Greece and Rumania, the increase was not permitted until Apr. 10 of this year. Shortly after occurred the Sveti Kral bomb outrage (TIME,...

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