On learning the details of the Austrian ultimatum the Russian Foreign Minister declares angrily “C’est La guerre Européenne!”
The French ambassador tells him France will give Russia its full support and fulfil its alliance obligations. The British ambassador says Britain has no direct interest in Serbia.
Russian Council of Ministers decides to ask Tsar to approve mobilisation against Austria if it takes action against Serbia.
Russian Foreign Minister tells German ambassador the issue between Austria and Serbia cannot be localised. There should be some form of international arbitration.