500.C1197/1202: Telegram

The Consul at Geneva (Bucknell) to the Secretary of State

126. From Fuller. Far East discussion opened today by Japanese who assertedly replying to last year’s statements replied to nothing but produced red herrings from year ago. Japan was followed by China and then by me. American statement80 was strongly supported by Egypt, Canada, India, United Kingdom and Yugoslavia, last named attacking Iran for feeding illicit traffic in the Orient and recommending that drug manufacturers should refuse to patronize opium producing countries who feed illicit traffic [Fuller.]

  1. For summary, see League of Nations, Official Journal, November 1938, p. 1017.