The main events of international politics in the 1920s-1930s.

Events complicating the international situation Events contributing to the stabilization of international relations
Greco-Turkish conflict of 1919-1921 Activities of E. Herriot , head of the French government, to spread the ideas of pacifism (since 1924)
Military alliances of France with Belgium, Poland and Czechoslovakia in 1920-1924. Occupation in 1923 by France and Belgium of the Ruhr Basin Since 1924 – “the strip of recognition of the USSR”
Italy in 1923 captured Fr. Corfu Locarno Treaties of 1925
1926 – Establishment of an Italian protectorate over Albania I Pan-European Congress 1926 in Vienna, formation of the Pan-European Union with intergovernmental bodies
1931 – 1932 – the seizure of Chinese Manchuria by Japan The Hague Conference 1929-1930 reduced the amount of reparations payments, eliminated international control over the financial system of Germany
1933 – withdrawal of Japan and Germany from the League of Nations 1932 – termination of reparations payments by Germany and recognition of the equality of Germany in the military-political sphere
  1934 – the entry of the USSR into the League of Nations, the idea of ​​creating a collective security system
1935 – annexation of the Saar region to Germany 1934 – Italian-Austro-Hungarian pact guaranteeing the inviolability of Austrian borders
1935-1936 – Italian war in North-East Africa (Ethiopia) 1935 – Treaty between France and the USSR on mutual assistance in the event of an outside attack
1936 – the entry of German troops into the Rhineland  
1936 – the beginning of the Spanish Civil War  
October-November 1936 – formation of an alliance of Germany, Italy and Japan, signing of the Anti-Comintern Pact  
1937 – expansion of the Anti-Comintern Pact  
1937 Japan invades Central China  
1938 – Anschluss of Austria, annexation of the Sudetenland 1938 – The Munich Conference recognized Germany’s rights to the Sudetenland of Czechoslovakia
1939 – the actual annexation of Czechoslovakia  
1939 – Steel Pact (German-Italian block) 1939 – Great Britain and France provided guarantees of independence to Poland, Greece, Romania and Turkey
1938-1939 – border clashes between Japanese and Soviet troops (Khasan island, Khalkhin-Gol river) 1939 – Anglo-Japanese agreement, recognizing the capture of Japan in China
1939 – trade negotiations, the conclusion of a non-aggression pact between the USSR and Germany with secret protocols on the division of spheres of influence in Europe 1939 – the initiative of the USSR to convene a meeting on providing assistance to European countries subjected to aggression


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