The Chargé in Latvia (Gallman) to the Secretary of State
[Received July 18.]
Sir: With reference to the Legation’s despatch No. 349, dated June 13, 1934, concerning the present status of negotiations for a treaty of naturalization and military service, I have the honor to enclose herewith a copy of a note from the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs dated June 28, 1934.
In this note the Ministry states that the Government of Latvia regrets that it is unable to accept the proposal contained in the Legation’s note of January 7, 1929.[Page 619]
The Legation’s note of January 7, 1929, contains the observations appearing in the Department’s instruction No. 584, dated December 1, 1928, and with it the draft treaty which accompanied this instruction was enclosed as reported in the Legation’s despatch No. 6220 of June 18, 1929.
In the enclosed note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs it is stated that the point of view of the Government of Latvia was expressed in paragraphs II–V, section three, of its note of September 21, 1933. A copy of this note was forwarded with the Legation’s despatch No. 1628, dated September 28, 1933.13