Foreign News: Lausanne Treaty

The Labor Government submitted to the House of Commons a bill for the ratification of the Treaty of Lausanne, which established peace between Greece and Turkey, revised the terms of the Treaty of Sèvres (1920) between the Allies and the then Ottoman Empire, and adjusted generally relations between Mustafa Kemal's new nationalist Turkish state and the western world.

A brief debate showed that the attitude of the parties was equivocal. The Conservatives were inclined to support the treaty because it was the work of the former die-hard Foreign Minister, Lord Curzon. The Labor...

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