Collective Note from the Great Powers to Constatinople

We learn from the pages of the Times of London that “Fortunately for China, her people are good traders and agriculturalists, but bad revolutionaries”.  As with Mexico and the Balkans, the new century was to prove quite the opposite concerning the story of China.

English: Balkan peninsula between the two Balk...

Balkan peninsula between the two Balkan Wars (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Another current item is the presentation of the “Collective Note of the Great Powers” to Constantinople, demanding the accession of Adrianople (present day Erdine) and the Aegean islands to respectively, Bulgaria and Greece.  Note also the recurring reports of massacres of Muslims by Bulgarian komitaji militia.  These are apologetically presented to British readers as grist from the mill of the Austrian and Hungarian press.

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