711.94114 Supplies/5–945: Telegram

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

2672. American Interests—Far East. Legation’s 2125, 11th. Swiss note May 7 states that according telegram May 5 from Swiss Legation, Tokyo, it has been informed by Japanese Foreign Office that Japanese Government decided abandon plan outline[d] owing sinking Awa Maru.67 Japanese informed Soviet Government of this decision.68

  1. For further effects on Japanese policy of the sinking of the Awa Maru, see telegram 3349, June 28, 4 p.m., from Bern, and footnote 71, p. 350.
  2. In a memorandum of June 4, Mrs. Alice B. Correll of the Special War Problems Division informed Assistant Secretary of State MacLeish that “a cargo of relief supplies is now at Vladivostock awaiting onward shipment to Japan”. (740.00117 PW/6–745)