HC Deb 09 February 1880 vol 250 c265

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether any real and substantial steps have been taken to give effect to the provisions of the Twenty-third Article of the Treaty of Berlin for the establishment of Autonomies in the provinces of European Turkey?


Sir, under the 23rd Article of the Treaty of Berlin an organic statute has been before the Council of State at Constantinople, and has been passed by it. According to the latest information that we have had on the subject, it is now before the different Commissions in the Provinces.