The Great Powers and the Danubian Problem

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Origin and Purpose of Danubian Confference at Rome

At Stresa on April 14, 1935, representatives of Great Britain, France, and Italy, referring to decisions reached by them early this year to “consult together as to measures to be taken in case of a threat to the integrity and independence of Austria,” agreed “to recommend that representatives of all the governments enumerated in the protocol of Rome should meet at a very early date with the view to conclude a Central European arrangement.” Latest advices indicate that the proposed conference will meet at Rome under the chairmanship of Premier Mussolini on June 3. The countries enumerated in the so-called protocol of Rome, which was a Franco-Italian accord signed on January 7, 1935, were Italy, Germany, Hungary, ...

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