893.113/1077: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in China (Mayer)


67. Your telegram No. 119, February 23, 8 p.m.

This Government is not involved in any express commitment by the identic telegram quoted in paragraph 2 of Legation’s telegram and no objection to its publication is interposed by the Department.
The action taken by you as explained in paragraph 5 is noted by the Department. Considering the facts detailed in Legation’s telegram, the Department does not perceive any objection to the proposal that the initiative be taken by the Japanese Government with a view to inviting nonsignatory powers to participate in the embargo.