File No. 793.94/568
Consul General Baker to the Secretary of State
Mukden , April 19, 1917 .
Sir: I have the honor to state that the Japanese have withdrawn their troops which were stationed between Ssupingkai and Chengchiatun. They reached Tiehling on the 16th instant where they will be retained for the present. Every article of the Chengchiatun agreement has finally been complied with and the incident is now considered closed. * * *
I have [etc.]