The Ambassador in Japan ( Warren ) to the Secretary of State

No. 373

Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith a translation of an announcement issued by the War Office on September 29th, relative to the withdrawal of Japanese troops from the Siberian mainland opposite Sakhalin.

I have [etc.]

Charles B. Warren

Announcement by the Japanese War Office

The following announcement was issued yesterday by the General Officer Commanding the Forces in North Sakhalin:


In conformity with the announcement issued on August 1, 1922, relative to restricting the area of occupation in North Sakhalin, the withdrawal of forces along the Amur River was completed on September 17th and 18th; of forces in the vicinity of Nikolaievsk on the 26th, and of detachments in the same vicinity on the 27th. The occupation of the mainland opposite Sakhalin and the civil administration there instituted have thereby been brought to an end.