File No. 763.72/3593

The Swiss Minister ( Ritter) to the Secretary of State

[Translation]
Department of German
Interests IV. 4

Mr. Secretary of State: In continuation of my note of yesterday I am asked and I have the honor to inform your excellency that, according to a telegram received this day from the Political Department, the German Government’s notice of the blockade of the Arctic Ocean is to be completed as follows:

The blockaded waters east of the 24th degree of longitude east and south of the 75th degree of latitude north.

Be pleased to accept [etc.]

P. Ritter