File No. 860c.01/132

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland ( Stovall)


2647. Your 4470, August 26, 4 p.m. Department does not consider that the moment is opportune to answer the question contained in your second paragraph.

You are nevertheless authorized to bring to the attention of the Polish Committee and to make public the following informal declaration on behalf of this Government: [Page 877]

Recent events in Russia have caused no change in the principles governing the action of the Government of the United States toward Poland’s future, principles which have already been clearly stated by President Wilson.