The Ambassador in Japan (Castle) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received February 24—9:30 a.m.]
32. Repeat to London.43 The elections have resulted in a decisive victory for the Government. The latest figures give the Minseito 273 seats, Seiyukai 174, balance of 19 seats being scattered among various proletarian groups and independents.…
The Government now has unassailable position and is expected to prosecute its policies both foreign and domestic in a decisive manner.
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- Transmitted to the American delegation as Department’s telegram No. 137, February 24, 10 a.m.↩