711.60D/8–1745: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the United States Representative in Finland (Hamilton)

131. Please deliver a note to the FonMin informing him that your Govt desires to establish diplomatic relations with Finland; and that upon hearing that this action is agreeable to the Finnish Govt your Govt is prepared formally to reopen its mission in Helsinki and to designate you as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim pending the nomination of a Minister by the President.

For your info: Brit and Soviet Govts are being informed of this action.4

  1. Telegrams were sent to both Governments on the same day.