Congress of Paris (1856): Difference between revisions

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The peace conditions of the Paris Congress collapsed with the defeat of France in the war with Prussia in 1870-71. Immediately after the defeat of the French army at Sedan and the abdication of Emperor Napoleon III, Russia announced its refusal to comply with the terms of the Treaty of 1856.
Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire Alexander Gorchakov on October 31, 1870 denounced the Black Sea clauses of the Treaty of Paris (1856). <ref>This was documented by Treaty of London (1871).</ref>
Some of the rules and agreements were altered 22 years later by the [[Congress of Berlin]].<ref name="Congress"/>
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