711.932/6–1345: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Hurley)

928. Department has received a letter from Soong dated June 1369 stating that he has appointed Dr. Kan Lee, Commercial Counselor of Embassy, to begin preliminary discussions with us regarding proposed treaty of friendship, commerce and navigation. Soong states Kan Lee will return to Chungking after conversations to discuss relevant points with various departments of Chinese Government concerned with treaty. This does not change the plan to conduct the negotiations in Chungking.

  1. Not printed; it was addressed to the Assistant Secretary of State (Clayton).