740.00119 FEAC/2–946: Telegram

The Counselor of Embassy in China (Smyth) to the Secretary of State


252. Substance of Dept’s 121, Jan 1878 was conveyed to Foreign Office. Embassy has now received reply from Foreign Office dated Feb 7 stating

“The Chinese Govt now expresses its willingness to cooperate with the various nations in the direction of enhancing the activities of the [Page 136] Far Eastern Commission and is prepared to hold common discussion with the Allies in regard to any relevant steps proposed to be taken.”

Sent Dept as 252, Feb 9, 9 a.m.

  1. Telegram 121, January 18, quoted from telegram 150, January 17, from Moscow, (p. 111) for the information of the Chinese Foreign Office.