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The Minister in Yugoslavia (Lane) to the Secretary of State

67. My 66, April 8, noon. Resentment of Turkish Minister is shared by Greek Minister who feels that Yugoslav Government is not fulfilling its obligations as an ally. He is likewise fearful regarding probability of Italian advance towards Saloniki.

He expresses apprehension as to Gafenco’s26 trip to Istanbul which in his opinion was made on British instigation having for purpose further encirclement of Germany, as in the case of British-Polish conversations. Rosetti27 feels that policy will have no success and will merely incite Germany to further offensive action, and eventually to war.

  1. G. Gafenco, Rumanian Minister for Foreign Affairs.
  2. Raoul Bibica-Rosetti, Greek Minister in Yugoslavia.