861.77/714: Telegram

The Ambassador in Italy (Page) to the Acting Secretary of State

2673. Department’s 2022 March 3, 5 p.m.22 Embassy has received today note signed by Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs accepting Siberian Railway plan. Note dated March 4th reads:

“In reply to the note of February 12th ultimo23 I have the honor to inform Your Excellency that the Royal Government has adhered to the plan of the Imperial Government of Japan for the control of the Eastern Chinese [Chinese Eastern] and Trans-Siberian Railways in the zone of operation of the Allied military forces with the financial reservations made by the Government of the United States and with the same interpretation of the word ‘ interests’ desired by the American Government.”

Nelson Page
  1. Not printed.
  2. Not printed; see telegram of Feb. 10 to the Chargé in Japan, p. 595.