File No. 763.72/1812
The Ambassador in Italy (Page) to the Secretary of State
[Received 4.20 p. m.]
296. Austrian and German Ambassadors both to Quirinal and Vatican left Italy last night. Understanding exists between Italy and Germany that private property will be respected, also patent rights, sole exception being necessity of state. Civilians innocent of hostile acts will not be interned.
No steps yet regarding Turkey.