File No. 763.72/2174
The Ambassador in Italy (Page) to the Secretary of State
[Received 6.15 p. m.]
404. Russian twenty-four hour limit to Bulgaria probably means immediate outbreak of hostilities. Roumania for the present remains [Page 62] neutral, Greece likewise, though probably not for long. Allied forces expected to land at Saloniki to-morrow, if not already done, notwithstanding Greece’s pro forma prohibition.