File No. 861.00/949

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

[Telegram]

2230. Rumanian Minister and entire Legation arrested 8 this [last] evening. Cause unknown, but supposed to be account occurrences in Rumania. Have called meeting entire Diplomatic Corps noon to-morrow [to-day] at American Embassy to consider this unique proceeding which deplorable from every viewpoint.

Francis