INTERNATIONAL: Looming Rapprochement

Looming Rapprochement

Two great Powers who have Quarreled much over next-to-nothing moved rapidly to adjust their differences last week. At Rome, Signor Benito Mussolini said: "I believe that a full, cordial and lasting understanding between France and Italy is possible and indeed, necessary. . . . When diplomacy has completed the preliminary work, a meeting between the French and Italian Foreign Ministers* will be logical." Thus he replied to Foreign Minister Aristide Briand of France who recently declared: "I would meet him [Mussolini] at any time without displeasure." (TIME, Dec....

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