File No. 861.00/1066
The Ambassador in Japan ( Morris ) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 8, 10.40 a.m.]
French Ambassador has just received instructions from his Government to join his British colleague in acceding to request of the Japanese Government reported my telegram of January 17, 5 p.m.,1 for free hand in the event of intervention in Siberia. British Ambassador has as yet received no reply from his Government.