793.94 Conference/44: Telegram

The Ambassador in China ( Johnson ) to the Secretary of State

822. We are informed by official of Foreign Office that China’s acceptance of invitation to Nine Power Conference was despatched yesterday in following terms.

“The Chinese Government accepts the invitation thus extended by the Belgian Government and expresses the hope that the labors of the proposed Conference will be crowned with success so that peace will soon be re-established in this part of the world on the basis of international law and justice.”

Sent Department. Repeated Peiping, Tokyo.