500.A15A5/884: Telegram

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

152. Department’s 75, June 4, 8 p.m.23 The question of gun calibers was taken up today in my initial interview with the new Foreign Minister24 and an aide-mémoire left with him embodying all the points [Page 632] set forth by the Department. I said that my Government would appreciate receiving a reply before the 21st of this month. Hirota made no comment except that he would have to refer the matter to the Navy Ministry.

  1. See footnote 22, p. 630.
  2. K. Hirota.