760D.6111/4–1348: Telegram

The Minister in Finland ( Warren ) to the Secretary of State

top secret

235. ReDeptel 79, April 9, 1 p. m. Supply Minister told Legation officer pact includes unpublished protocols. Although thus far he acquainted with only one which as follows: Finnish defense forces will if and when need arises fight as unit and not as part of Soviet forces. President has promised to inform government existence of protocols although has not yet so informed. It may be recalled President radio address April 9 existence secret protocols denied.

Sent Dept as 235; repeated Moscow 31.

Warren