File No. 861.00/284

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Russia ( Francis)

[Telegram]

1271. Your 1107, March 18.1 Please call on Milyukov, Foreign Minister of the new Government, and ask for an appointment with the head of the Provisional Government to acquaint him with the desire of this Government to open relations with the new Government of Russia. At your interview state that the Government of the United States recognizes the new Government of Russia, and that you, as Ambassador of the United States, will be pleased to continue intercourse with Russia through the medium of the new Government.

Lansing
  1. Ante, p. 5.↩