861.77/1500: Telegram

The Chargé in China ( Tenney ) to the Secretary of State

100. Referring to Department’s telegram of April 24, 2 p.m. After a consultation with the Premier and with Russo-Asiatic Bank officials and Horvat, I conclude that China does not intend to disregard former agreement with Russia though ambitious to make Chinese influence more effective in the management of Chinese Eastern Railway.