TURKEY: Triumph & Triumph

With a satisfied glint behind his thick- lensed spectacles, stoop-shouldered Turkish Foreign Minister Dr. Tewfik Rushtu Aras left Geneva last week where he had been representing his country at the League Council's 96th session (TIME, Feb. 1). That suave diplomat, onetime obstetrician, had now delivered for Turkey a League settlement of the Turkish-French dispute over the sanjak (district) of Alexandretta which Dictator Mustafa Kamal Ataturk had demanded that France hand to him from her Syrian mandate (TIME, Jan. 18 et seq.).

The League Council had agreed that: 1) ,the Alexandretta district shall...

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