File No. 861.48/522
The Russian Embassy to the Department of State
The Russian Government is informed that the Polish General Committee in Switzerland has applied to the United States Government in order to ask immediate help for the starving population of Poland, on the same basis as the assistance rendered to Belgium.
The Russian Government is supporting that petition of the Poles emphasizing the distressing conditions in Poland and the desirability of giving aid as soon as possible.
[Received September 6.]