125.3516/6–1746: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Smith)

1155. Following extracted from Shanghai’s tel 1076 June 18 (Deptel 1074 June 1234 and Urtel 1908 June 17):

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[Here follow first and second substantive paragraphs of telegram No. 1076, June 18, 11 a.m., page 1175.]

Please take up with Fonoff by such means as you deem appropriate our desire to commence operation at earliest possible date of radio transmitter at Dairen. Point out inadequacy of present communications to and from Dairen. Say that with concurrence Chinese Govt similar communication situation in certain other areas of China has been remedied by our establishment of radio transmitters for official use pending resumption of normal telecommunication facilities.

Telegraph results of your representations.

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