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The Chargé in the United Kingdom (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

1140. My 1096, July 31, 8 p.m. The Foreign Office sees no hope of an early termination of the Anglo-French-Russian negotiations for a political agreement and the military mission which has now left for Moscow34 has been told to make every effort to prolong its discussions until October 1. Negotiations by the Ambassador for a political agreement which hangs almost entirely on the question of “indirect aggression” are to continue simultaneously.

  1. The British and French military missions arrived in Moscow on August 11, 1939.