701.6511/1250

The Swiss Legation to the Department of State 4

Memorandum

Offering and warranting reciprocity the Italian Government would like to see the departure of the staff of the Italian Embassy, including all dependents, arranged under the following conditions:

1.)
Safe-conduct from an American to a European port.
2.)
Guarantees that the vessel bringing the staff back to Europe will not be forced to call at an inimical port or stopped at sea by enemy forces.
3.)
Illimited removal of personal belongings.
4.)
Exemption of control and search of any kind of the staff and the dependents as well as the private belongings taken along.
5.)
Guarantees against seizure of such belongings.

  1. Similar memorandum of the same date received from the Swiss Legation with respect to German interests.