763.72119 Military Clauses/1: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany (Sackett)

97. The United Press despatch from Berlin reports that Germany and France are on the point of initiating direct negotiations concerning the limitations placed on German armaments by the Treaty of Versailles.40 The first conversations, according to this report, are expected to begin some time next week upon the return to Berlin of the French Ambassador.41

Do you have any information which would confirm this story?

  1. Treaties, Conventions, etc., Between the United States of America and Other Powers, 1910–1923 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1923), vol. iii, p. 3329.
  2. André François-Poncet.