740.00119 European War/2284b: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Finland (Gullion)

60. You are requested to seek an appointment with the Foreign Minister as soon as possible to leave with him an aide-mémoire66 in the following sense:

The British and Soviet Governments have kept my Government fully informed of the recent exchange of communications between the Finnish and Soviet Governments, and I am instructed to inform you that nothing in those communications gives my Government occasion to modify in any particular the observations communicated to the Finnish Government in my aide-mémoire of January 31.

Sent to Helsinki, repeated to Moscow as Department’s No. 560 for the secret information of the Ambassador.

  1. The aide-mémoire was delivered to Foreign Minister Ramsay on March 13.