COMMONWEALTH: Parliament's Week: Dec. 29, 1924

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Chamberlain's Speech. Fresh from visits to Paris and Rome (TIME, Dec. 15), Foreign Secretary Austen Chamberlain told the House in a speech lasting 85 minutes how favorably the League of Nations had impressed him. With regard to Russia, Mr. Chamberlain said that there was no shadow of a doubt but that the Zinoviev letter (TIME, Dec. 1) was authentic. He did not think it was opportune at present to negotiate with Russia and he declined to discuss the matter further.

Egypt. Answering the criticism of Mr. Trevelyan, ex-Minister of...

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