860M.01 Memel/138: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Latvia (Skinner)8

6. In light of present information Department does not approve your proceeding to Kovno as suggested by Berlin in its telegram to the Department of February 23.

In the event the subject of Memel situation is broached to you or Fullerton informally, any comment that may be made should, of course, be calculated to have a moderating influence on Lithuanian Government.

Cable brief report of present situation with your comment.

  1. The Minister was accredited to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.