The Reichsrat or "Council of the States of the Republic" rejected a bill proposing that Germany should embark upon a naval building program which called for the construction of one armored cruiser of 10,000 tons. Since the august consent of the Reichsrat must be obtained before a bill can be introduced in Parliament, the proposed "naval program" was definitely quashed. (See COMMONWEALTH and FRANCE) .


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