International: Rejection

Less dramatic, but likely to be more troublesome in the end, was the Dardanelles situation, which also boiled up last week.

At Potsdam a year ago, the U.S., Britain and Russia promised to submit suggestions for revision of the Montreux Convention (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS) so as to give certain privileges to the Black Sea nations, i.e., Russia and her satellites, Bulgaria and Rumania. The Western powers submitted their ideas, but Russia merely continued a press and radio war of nerves —charged that neutral Turkey had aided the Axis, hinted at territorial demands, asked such questions as: if Britain can control Gibraltar and...

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