361.11/3697: Telegram

The Minister in Czechoslovakia ( Crane ) to the Secretary of State

27. Your telegram number 17, February 28, 7 p.m.95 The Foreign Office has learned that the attitude of the Soviets would be that the United States must treat with them directly on the question and [Page 793] that the Americans are held more or less as hostages. The Czechs will continue their efforts but I do not expect success. There are no new names to report.

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