Afternoon: Lichnowsky wires Jagow reporting his meeting
Posted on July 25th, 1914 by admin
Afternoon: Lichnowsky wires Jagow reporting his meeting with Grey. He says Grey’s proposal is the only means of averting world war. Without German support mediation will fail.
Grey makes a strong distinction between an Austro-Serbian dispute and an Austro-Russian crisis. Austria has the right to demand satisfaction from Serbia but a clash with Russia could lead to world war and Britain could not be indifferent.
Lichnowsky says Germany should adopt a friendly and largely neutral position and work with Britain.