File No. 367.54/18.

The Department of State to the Swiss Legation.


The Department of State presents its compliments to the Minister of Switzerland and has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of his memorandum asking, in view of the situation in Turkey, that the American Ambassador at Constantinople be instructed to render Swiss citizens in that country all necessary protection.

The Department has taken pleasure in instructing Ambassador Morgenthau in accordance with the request made in the memorandum of the Swiss Minister.