File No. 763.72114/2988

The Minister in Denmark ( Egan) to the Secretary of State


1482. Legation’s 1465, October 23.1 The Legation has been informed that the Russian and Austro-German delegates to the Red Cross Conference have agreed to recommend to their Governments the repatriation of all their invalid nationals interned in Denmark, also that the Russians have proposed the exchange of 1,000 German officers and 5,000 civilian prisoners against 5,000 Russian officers now in the hands of the Central Powers.

It is admitted by a Russian official that the Central Powers continue to press the question of an exchange of non-invalid prisoners.

American Legation
  1. Not printed.