JAPAN: Self-Interest

Having quit the League of Nations two years ago, Japan was ready for anything. Said canny Foreign Office Spokesman Eiji Amau last week, "Japan will not obstruct the League of Nations. . . . Our attitude toward sanctions will be decided by Japan's interests and her policy as a whole."

Last week the Japanese Government announced that it would set up a Legation in Addis Ababa in January. To point the snub, first Chargé d'Affaires will be the present Japanese Counselor at Rome, Shoichi Nakayama.


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