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Late morning: Rumbold sees Jagow

Posted on July 25th, 1914 by admin

Late morning: Rumbold sees Jagow to ask Germany to support a British request to extend the time limit. Jagow says he has already asked the German ambassador in Vienna to do this.
Jagow admits Serbia cannot accept the ultimatum but believes the dispute can be localised because Austria-Hungary is promising Russia it won’t annex Serbian territory.
He says Germany will support Grey’s four-power mediation proposal if relations between Vienna and St Petersburg became “threatening”. [More]


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