INTERNATIONAL: Wish, Hope & Fear

Politely and clearly the Kremlin told Cordell Hull to keep hands off the Soviet Union's dispute with the Polish Government in Exile. Conditions had not ripened enough for U.S. participation, Moscow added, carefully leaving the door ajar.

On the same day, Anthony Eden told the House of Commons that Britain does not recognize any territorial changes which have taken place in Poland since the war began, does not intend to recognize any unless they are accomplished with the free consent of the parties concerned. In effect, Eden once more underwrote the difficult position of the Polish Government in Exile (TIME, Jan....

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