File No. 763.72/4811

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


1304. Just learned from Minister for Foreign Affairs that Diplomatic Commission arrive Vladivostok about June 1. He regrets impossible to send a representative of Foreign Office to meet same but says Russia expects to entertain commission as its guests from arrival Vladivostok until departure from country. Shall I accept? Minister cabling to same effect through Russian Embassy there.