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Afternoon: Berchtold, Conrad and

Posted on July 30th, 1914 by admin

Afternoon: Berchtold, Conrad and Krobatin meet the Emperor who has come from Bad Ischl to Vienna to see them and brief him on the messages from Berlin and the military position.
They agree Serbia must meet the demands of the note in full and now pay the cost of the mobilisation and military operations against her.
Despite German pressure they resolve to continue the war against Serbia, to give a courteous reply to the English proposal without accepting it, and to order general mobilisation.
They agree to discuss matters the next day when Tisza will be back in Vienna before formalising their decisions. [More]


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