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The Minister in Switzerland (Harrison) to the Secretary of State

3928. American Interests—Far East. POW and internee mail, Department’s 1851, May 29.68 Foreign Office note June 17 states Swiss Legation, Tokyo, replies to contents Department 1379, April 2169 that Japanese authorities accept in principle Department’s proposal. However, Ministry of Communications feels mail from Japan should be sent to Moscow for retransmission Tehran by Soviet authorities. Director Japanese post wrote in foregoing sense May 27 to Commissaire [of] Postal Communications, Moscow.

  1. Not printed.
  2. See footnote 47, p. 1030.