THE RUHR: Hush-Hush Period

The British note to Germany was sent to Paris, Rome, Brussels, Tokyo, Washington, through the respective Ambassadors in London. An early reply to the draft was demanded from the first four; to Washington it was made clear that an answer was not expected, but would, nevertheless, be welcome. After the Allied replies have been received the British Government will endeavor to reconcile the comments by modifying, as far as is consistent with its policy, the final draft of the note, which will then be sent to the German Government.

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