765.84116/19: Telegram

The Chargé in Ethiopia ( Engert ) to the Secretary of State

1. Foreign Office note dated yesterday informs me that on December 23 Italian planes used bombs containing asphyxiating and tear gases against Ethiopian troops in Takkaze region. Ethiopian Government desires me bring this to your attention as violation of Washington Treaty, February 6, 1922.2

Please see Legation’s despatch number 43, October 16, 1935.3