760D.6111/4–1648: Telegram

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


244. Moscow delegates in conferring with their parties and with friends insist no secret protocols to pact. Except for published preamble [Page 779] and clause of pact no other signed documents although minutes of conference made available to party leaders contain interpretations of treaty clauses and are referred to by Finns as “unpublished” protocols. These minutes allegedly contain only innocuous points and opposition to pact now preoccupied with significance Article 2.