File No. 867.4016/173
The German Ambassador ( Bernstorff ) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 16.]
My Dear Mr. Secretary: I have the honor to enclose for your confidential information a copy of a memorandum handed to the [Page 990] Imperial Ottoman Government by the acting Imperial Ambassador at Constantinople on August 9 about the expulsion of the Armenians.
The Imperial Ottoman Government has informed the German Government that it will take the measures necessary to prevent the repetition of excesses.
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