DENMARK: Stiffening

Ever since Denmark's Premier Thorvald Stauning made a pessimistic New Year's broadcast, Copenhagen papers have debated whether he meant to imply that the country would not resist if invaded. Most of them demanded a stiffer stand. Last week they got it. Bucked by Sweden's plain talk to Russia (see above), the six major parties of Denmark's Folketing (lower house) jointly moved and passed unanimously (one North Schleswig member not voting) a resolution which said:

"All parts of the Danish people agree that the country's neutrality must be maintained and that all disposable...

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