KEMAL WON'T INSURE AGAINST MASSACRES
His Message Disquiets League Officials, Who Fear Turks Have Begun the Slaughter.
New York Times
11 Sep 1922.
The following is an excerpt of the news piece.
By Edwin L. James.
GENEVA, SEP 10 - The Secretary of
the League of Nations received today
from Mustapha Kemal Pasha a cryptic
telegram saying that on account of the
excited spirit of the Turkish population
the Angora Government would not be
responsible for massacres. This is taken
here to mean that massacres have
It is not clear what the League
as such can do to prevent excesses by
the victorious Turks, but it is expected
that Lord Robert Cecil will bring the
matter before the Assembly tomorrow
and ask that the Governments of the
League possessing the force take action
to protect the Christian minorities in
Kemal's message was sent through the
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