365.1121 Slavich, Nickola/29: Telegram

The Chargé in Italy (Kirk) to the Secretary of State


172. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Chief of the American Section are on leave. Consequently, while I have transmitted the essence of your No. 133, 4th of September, 5 p.m., the replies will not be immediately forthcoming.

At the Foreign Office I learned that the procedure relative to the detention and imprisonment of foreigners in Italy has been reviewed [Page 637] by officials of the several Ministries concerned. The final report, however, has not been sent yet to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.