740.00115A Pacific War/12: Telegram

The Chargé in Switzerland (Huddle) to the Secretary of State

587. American interests—Thailand. Department’s 217, January 26, 9 p.m. Swiss Consul Bangkok telegraphs February 9 following (in English):

“Minister Foreign Affairs35 answered February 7 [as follows:] ‘State that the treatment of American officials and nationals in Thailand has been warranted by circumstances and in consonance with practice in other countries. No remedy is therefore called for especially as a state of war now exists between Thailand and United States of America’.”

  1. Sri Thammathibet.