Early Foreign Policy 1922-1930s
Moderate, limited FP, minor successes but prestige and diplomatic success
- Bombarded by Italian Navy and then occupied.
- Forced to retreat by Britain and France.
- Why: Italian general Tellini assassinated in Corfu= M invaded. Corfu refused to apologise but paid 50 million lira compensation to Italy.
- FAILURE (weak)
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- Mussolini bargained with Yugoslavia.
- Original occupation 1919 failed: wanted it back.
- No violence used.
- Seen as a success.
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Locarno Pact 1925
- Guaranteed integrity of N. European frontiers.
- Mussolini posed as major European statesman: propaganda value.
- Won support of Britain and France.
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- 1924: Ahmed Zog took Italian control of Albania.
- Friendship treaty.
- First step in Fascist imperial expansion..
- Not complete control but Albania virtually a satellite state.
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- Outlawed another war.
- The 65 countries who signed said that they wanted peace.
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