File No. 867.22/20

The Ambassador in France ( Sharp) to the Secretary of State


3675. Department’s 3586, April 16, 9 p.m. General Bliss informs me that he is studying this question with the British section of the Supreme War Council, who will notify me as soon as possible of their conclusions. He adds that he has already a good deal of information about subject but has asked the British Government for a complete statement its plans of assistance in the Caucasus, as to what has been done financially and otherwise, the necessity for further financial [assistance] in addition to what Great Britain has given and is giving, and the practicality of getting actual money into that country under existing conditions. General Bliss promises to communicate with me again upon receipt of the required information.