International: Warning

The U.S. note to Warsaw (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS) offered some stern pointers on Poland's impending November elections, which, according to the Yalta and Potsdam conferences, are to be free & unfettered.

In view of "serious irregularities" during the recent referendum (including widespread suppression of Vice Premier Mikolajczyk's Peasant Party—TIME, July 8), the note declared: "[The U.S.] Government wishes to emphasize its belief that, inter alia, it is essential for the carrying out of free elections that 1) all democratic and anti-Nazi parties be allowed to campaign freely without arrest or threat of arrest . . . 2) all such parties are represented...

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