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Position Paper – ESPOMUN 2018 – Crisis Committee, League of Nations - Spanish Civil War - August 1936 – United Kingdom

In the following, the delegation of the United Kingdom will express the position of its country and its Majesty, King Edward VIII.

The delegation of the United Kingdom and its Majesty believe that the balance of power in Europe is crucial to preserve civilization as we know it and peace in the world. Thus, the Spanish Civil War is of great importance to us. Hence, the League of Nations (LN) must address the issue swiftly and with caution in order to preserve the status quo and to demonstrate that Europe is the centre of civilization. The mandate of the LN is to ensure that there is peace in the world and this is our aspiration as the group of advanced nations and modern democraci...