Foreign News: Foreign Policy

In Parliament, Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin directly supported the U.S. stand on Bulgaria (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), indirectly answered Winston Churchill (see above).

Said Bevin: "The governments set up in Bulgaria, Rumania and Hungary do not represent the views of the majority of the people" (all three countries are Russian-dominated). "The impression we get from recent developments is that one kind of totalitarianism is being replaced by another. That is not what we understand by that very much overworked word Democracy."

He had other points to make:

"Greece will never recover while her leaders spend their time continuously, week by week, trying to change the...

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