HC Deb 05 December 1939 vol 355 cc494-5W
Mr. Glenvil Hall

asked the Minister of Economic Warfare whether he is aware that advertisements have recently appeared in the Athens Press urging persons exporting goods to Germany to send them by sea from Smyrna to Trieste, safe transit being assured, and thence by rail to Germany; and whether there is any British contraband control on this sea route?

Mr. Cross

I am informed that an advertisement on these lines appeared in the German language newspaper in Athens on the 25th October. The answer to the last part of the question is in the affirmative.

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