File No. 861.00/3430

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Great Britain ( Laughlin )

[Telegram]

3471. As this Government desires to keep the Government to which you are accredited fully and frankly informed of all its actions in regard to Russia, please read, without leaving copy, the Minister of Foreign Affairs the following instruction sent December 16 to the American Ambassador at Tokyo. Repeat to Paris and Rome for similar action and to Archangel for confidential information and no action. Paris to inform American mission. [Here follows the instruction, ante, p. 462.]

Polk