125.351/3–1346: Telegram

The Consul General at Shanghai (Josselyn) to the Secretary of State

424. Following from Dairen received March 13 in clear:

(Sent to Chungking as No. 182, March 13; repeated to Dept as 424).

“For the Embassy, Chungking, 2, March 12.

Have made preliminary arrangement for reestablishing consular representation Dairen with concurrence of Soviet authorities. Facilities to be made available for communication regarded by authorities as subject for arrangement between respective governments. Question of other consular facilities to be discussed locally after establishment of representation. In course of discussion Commandant indicated necessary consider subject in late [light] existing military situation and within framework of Sino-Soviet treaty.1 Offered such cooperation and assistance as within powers. Signed Sturgeon.”

  1. Signed at Moscow, August 14, 1945, United Nations Treaty Series, vol. 10, p. 300, or Department of State, United States Relations With China (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1949), pp. 585–596.