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Welles then reformulated several sentences and added others which apparently had been suggested by the President. They are likewise opposed to any form of intervention on the part of one state, however powerful, in the domestic concerns of any other sovereign state, however weak. Welles felt freer in this regard, looking towards postwar border issues and the establishment of a U. All of the States were recognized by the League of Nations during the early s. Roosevelt and Welles agreed that it needed strengthening.

Britain was clearly threatened and its leadership discussed the possibility of an alliance with the Soviet Union. The Baltic countries often were seen as a unified group, despite dissimilarities in their languages and histories.

The declaration was read

The people of the United States are opposed to predatory activities no matter whether they are carried on by the use of force or by the threat of force. Henderson in consultation with Welles and Roosevelt.

It enabled the diplomatic representatives

The book ends with an examination of how this Cold War legacy continues to shape relations between Russia and the West. Finland had to preserve its independence and liberal de- mocratic statehood while accommodating the interests and assumed interests of the Soviet Union, as far as possible. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability.

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The declaration was read in the United Nations as well. It enabled the diplomatic representatives of the Baltic states in various other countries to fund their operations and protected the ownership of ships flying Baltic flags. This volume brings together a group of international specialists on the international history of northern Europe.