711.60D/8–2145: Telegram

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

470. Reference my 406 [460], August 18.5 Note of August 21 handed me by Foreign Minister states Finnish Govt has received with greatest satisfaction US Govt’s communication regarding establishment of diplomatic relations. Note continues that Finnish Govt is prepared to reestablish as soon as possible diplomatic representation in Washington.

Foreign Minister said orally Finnish Govt greatly appreciates this action on part of US Govt and the moral encouragement the United States is giving Finland.

He said he expected in a few days to present through this Mission Finnish Govt’s request for agrément to Finnish Minister to Washington.

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