740.00113 European War 1939/438: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)

3592. Your 4155, July 25, 5 p.m., and 4181, July 27, 9 p.m. Unless you perceive substantial objection to so doing, inform the appropriate British officials that the Department is of the opinion that:

The Chinese should be given as much information as the Russians in regard to the development of a joint declaration to be signed by those United Nations to which the matter is important.
The Chinese should be equally consulted with the representatives of the other United Nations in the formulation of the terms of the declaration.
An approach should be made to the Chinese and the Russians in substantially the same terms and at the same time.

The Department will reply later to the final sentence of your 4181, July 27.