File No. 861.00/1066

The Ambassador in Japan (Morris) to the Secretary of State


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.

  1. Ante, p. 29.