356.116 M 82/1: Telegram

The Minister in the Netherlands (Phillips) to the Secretary of State

54. Your 22, April 13, 5 p.m.36 Visa questions are generally left to the discretion of consular officers but Dutch Government has no objection in principle to the entrance of Mormon missionaries. About 60 and their families were refused admission last year because of housing shortage. As this condition is not improved request for admission on a large scale will not meet with favorable reception.

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