File No. 701.6111/221

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

[Telegram]

1. Following just received via Vologda, addressed American Ambassador:

Russian government nominates as plenipotentiary representative in Washington Citizen Litvinov now same in Paris [London]. Hopes friendship your Government will not object our purpose closer relations, intimate friendship between our peoples. Commissary Foreign Affairs, Chicherin.

See my telegram of June 5, 6 p.m.

Francis