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7.00 P.M.: Sazonov sees

Posted on July 24th, 1914 by admin

7.00 P.M.: Sazonov sees Pourtalès. Sazonov disagrees with the Austro-Hungarian and German view that the dispute should be localised as it concerns only Vienna and Belgrade. There should be some form of international arbitration. He also says “If Austria-Hungary devours Serbia, we will go to war with her”. Pourtalès takes this to mean Russia will only take military steps if Austria attempts to acquire Serbian territory. [More]


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