Memorandum by the Chief of the Division of Far Eastern Affairs (Hornbech) of a Conversation With the Chinese Minister (Sze)

The Minister read to me portions of telegrams which he said were from his Government. In the first telegram there was information to the effect that it had been decided to make counter-attacks at the Great Wall. In the second telegram the Minister was instructed to call on the Secretary of State and urged the imposition of an [Page 244] embargo on export of arms to Japan, withdrawal of diplomatic representation from Japan and prohibition of imports from Japan.

The Minister requested then an appointment be made for him to see the Secretary of State.