Foreign News: MEMEL

With the consent and recognition of the Allies, Lithuania, after taking Memel by force, decides to keep it.

Memel is a seaport on the Baltic that formerly belonged to Germany. After the war it was put under the administration of the League of Nations, but was seized last month by the Lithuanians, allegedly at the instigation of Russia.

The Council of Ambassadors insisted upon Lithuania making an agreement with Poland granting her transit facilities in the port. Lithuania, agreeing to the proviso, has sent delegates to Paris to confer with the Poles, under...

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