Foreign News: 20-Year Pact

Eight articles of the mutual assistance pact which General Charles de Gaulle and Marshal Joseph Stalin negotiated in Moscow were made public last week.

They provided 1) that the treaty, like the Anglo-Russian pact, should continue in force for 20 years, and in perpetuity thereafter unless denounced, after a year's warning, by either party; 2) that both countries would cooperate to end German aggression now and in the future; 3) that neither nation will enter into alliances or coalitions disgreeable to the other. The treaty's preamble resolved "to collaborate with a view to creating an international system of security. . . ."...

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