File No. 893.00/2582

The Secretary of State to Chargé Wheeler


Your June 1, 11 p.m. The Department yesterday gave to correspondent of Nichi Nichi a statement denying all charges which you quote from that and other papers. You may call the attention of the Foreign Office to the reported statement of the Chief of the Political Bureau and say that as there is no foundation for such a suspicion [Page 50] the American Government regrets that a responsible Japanese official should attempt to create prejudice against the United States.