861a.01/67: Telegram

The Consul at Harbin ( Jenkins ) to the Secretary of State

Petroff, Chairman Council of Ministers Far Eastern Republic, and Kraajew Nikoff [Kozhevnikov], Assistant Secretary of State, arrived in Harbin yesterday from Chita en route to Dairen where they expect to confer with Japanese. Party had some difficulty with maritime customs but matter finally arranged and they expect continue journey today. Legation informed.