760c.60m/2: Telegram

The Commissioner at Riga (Young) to the Secretary of State

20. Bolsheviks endeavoring to obtain support of Lithuanians in attack of Poles. British military representative at Kovno approached by General de Waart of Polish forces with proposal that Lithuania be asked for definite assurance that it will not attack Poland if Poles withdraw one division from line of demarcation as evidence of good faith. Lithuania has not yet made final decision but has thus far refused to give assurances requested.