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Poland Reaches Press Gag Pact with Germany

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The increasing tempo in the Nazification of Poland was revealed, the London press declares, by a series of conferences between officials of the Polish and Nazi foreign ministries, in which an agreement was reached for mutual protection against attacks on both countries.

In order to guard against unfavorable publicity in the press, books and on the radio the two governments agreed on closer intellectual cooperation and the frequent exchange of speakers and lecturers.

According to The Daily Mail, the censorship organizations of the two dictatorial regimes also agreed to suppress any unfavorable comments against either government. Thus The Mail commented, Polish Jewish newspapers will be prevented from reporting and commenting on the German Jewish situation, while the Polish press will be opened to Nazi propaganda.

Since the signing of the Polish-Nazi commercial treaty, the Polish government appears to have been moving closer to the Nazi regime and away from French influence.

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