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FINLAND: Pressure

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Finland’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Rudolf Holsti, resigned last week. Official reason: bad health, low pay. Real reason : pressure from Germany because Dr. Holsti, Finnish delegate to the League of Nations, reportedly made uncomplimentary remarks about Führer Adolf Hitler. Baltic observers concluded that Finland, like dismembered Czechoslovakia, can no longer afford to have outspoken anti-Nazis in its Government.

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