Count Muraviev, Russian foreign minister, suggests France and Germany put joint pressure on Britain to end South African War, but Germany rejects this (Mar. 3rd), while France takes advantage of Britain's plight to advance her interests in Morocco.
Editors. "Count Muraviev's advice about South African War rejected". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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