893.24/1626a: Telegram

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

4410. Deep concern was expressed by T. V. Soong regarding statement made at Chungking by Chinese Minister of Communications regarding the new route for supplies. A cable was sent by him to the Generalissimo33 immediately, to request that strict instructions be issued to all officials that silence should be maintained regarding this subject. (From Stettinius for Harriman.) The route is not as yet in operation. (This is for your information.)

  1. Chiang Kai-shek.