740.0011 European War 1939/3198: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France (Bullitt)

429. Your 785, May 21, noon. We fully approve the attitude which you assumed with respect to this request. We are convinced [Page 601] on the basis of such information as we possess regarding the present position of the Soviet Union that a démarche such as that suggested would serve no useful purpose just now.