Oral Statement by the Counselor of Embassy in Japan (Dooman), Accompanying Aide-mémoire of May 17, 1939

The Chinese courts in the International Settlement do not now try anti-Japanese terrorists. In other criminal cases where Japanese are complainants, these courts have invariably rendered decisions without prejudice and no complaint has been heard in regard to decisions in Sino-Japanese civil cases.

The American Government contemplates releasing immediately to the press the text of this aide mémoire.

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