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

1896. Soviet press July 31 carries brief announcement recent presence Moscow “trade delegation from Manchurian People’s Democratic Authorities led by Kao Kang10” and conclusion one year bilateral trade agreement under which Manchuria furnishes soy beans, vegetable oil, corn, rice and other goods while USSR furnishes industrial equipment, automobiles, petroleum products, cloth, paper, medicines and other goods. States delegation left Moscow for home July 30.

Sent Department, repeated Nanking 83, Peiping 1.

  1. Member of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.