ALBANIA: Blatant Accusations

At Scutari the Archbishop of Albania, Monsignor Mjeda, declared last week, ex cathedra: "The recent Italo-Albanian treaty of Tirana (TIME, Dec. 13) is an outrage, and reduces Albania's independence to nullity."

Simultaneously there were insurrectional demonstrations against the treaty at Prostripa, ever a rallying point for the Moslems, who make up over two-thirds of Albania's population.

The gravity of these developments was enhanced when Le Matin in Paris and the Herald Tribune in Manhattan published simultaneously what purported to be an exposé of the circumstances under which...

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