File No. 763.72119/327

The Ambassador in Italy ( Page) to the Secretary of State


784. Your circular January 5 given Minister for Foreign Affairs. I learn that form of Allies’ joint reply to President’s note decided in conference here and will be sent by Briand as soon as Russia approves final draft. Tone will be wholly friendly though I do not understand note will contain details of objects of war. Report that Italy has delayed sending answer denied.

Nelson Page