740.0011 PW/6–1645

The Italian Ambassador (Tarchiani) to the Acting Secretary of State

No. 4295

The Ambassador of Italy presents his compliments to the Honorable the Acting Secretary of State and has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of his note dated June 16th, 1945,12 concerning an Italian declaration of war on Japan.

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The Ambassador, who has highly appreciated the friendly terms in which it was drafted, wishes to express the sentiment of his warmest thanks and of his personal gratitude.

The Ambassador has the honor to assure the Honorable Acting Secretary of State that the text of the note mentioned above has been immediately transmitted to the Italian Government.

  1. Not printed, but for substance see telegram 1304, June 14, to Moscow, supra.