Turkey Surrenders.

In London on October 31, at 4 P.M., Reuter is informed that Britain has officially received definite peace proposals from Turkey which are regarded as tantamount to an unconditional surrender. At 4 P.M., Turkey agreed to an armistice. At 5.20 P.M., it is understood that Turkey has offered to lay down arms in all theaters and release all British prisoners. The news is momentarily expected of the opening of the Dardanelles and the occupation of Constantinople by British Naval forces. At 5.50 P.M., in the [House of] Commons Sir George Cave announced that an armistice between the Allies and Turkey was signed last night and came into operation at noon to-day. It was not yet possible to give the full terms, but they included free passage of the fleet through Bosphorus to Black Sea. Occupation of the forts of Dardanelles and Bosphorus necessary to secure passage and immediate repatriation of British prisoners. (Loud and prolonged cheers). The Turkish press is disposed to credit the current report that Turkey is negotiating with the Entente.
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