611.60131/65: Telegram (part air)

The Chargé in Estonia (Leonard) to the Secretary of State

7. With reference to Department’s telegram No. 4, April 26, 6 p.m., and my reply of April 28, 5 p.m. The Estonian Foreign Office has today communicated the following:

“Being desirous to meet the requests of the Government of the United States the Estonian Government agree to withdraw their proposal as far as it concerns the expiration of the treaty as determined in the note of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to the American Legation of April 22nd, 1936, number 43-V. At the same time the Estonian Government, referring to the stipulations of article 29 of the existing treaty, confirm their desire to modify the existing treaty on May 22nd, 1938, at the latest.”