The London Naval Conference

Archive Report

Five Power Naval Conference of 1930

President's Farewall to American Delegation

The five-power naval conference of 1930 will be opened on Tuesday, January 21, by King George in the royal gallery of the House of Lords in London. The delegations of the five powers—Great Britain, the United States, Japan, France and Italy—will meet with Prime Minister MacDonald on the day before the opening of the conference to arrange the program of the first meeting, elect a chairman and vice chairman, and nominate the various committees. A “first committee” will be set up, composed of the chief delegates of the five powers, and to this committee will be addressed the reports of all other committees. The first and later plenary sessions of the conference will be held ...

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