861.51/2–145: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Canada (Atherton)

13. We understand that Russian-Canadian negotiations on Mutual Aid Pact dealt with post war credits to Russia.

Department wishes to be advised whether this is correct and to learn further details on negotiations, particularly terms and purposes of credits offered, and their connection with Mutual Aid Pact.

Sent to Ottawa, repeated to Moscow.6

  1. As No. 206, with added request for information obtainable on subject.