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"Peace Treaties"

Treaties to the detriment of third parties, and signed under duress, are, from their very inception, null and void. The Treaties of Versailles and Saint Germain, having been negotiated in the absence of the defeated parties, Germany and Austria, were thereafter presented as a fait accompli to those vanquished nations, still suffering crippling blockades; thus, these 'Peace Treaties' were legally speaking null and void from the beginning…

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