765.94/55: Telegram

The Ambassador in Japan ( Grew ) to the Secretary of State

514. 1. The evening papers report that the Cabinet today approved an important diplomatic document which was then submitted to the Emperor for approval; that after examination by the Privy Council and approval by the Emperor the document will be signed.

2. The document under reference is believed to be a treaty with Italy to combat communism probably with an additional secret clause.

Repeated to Nanking.