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Parent Collaboration between Japan, Germany and Italy Vol. VI
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 6
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
"Finally the ambassador made remarks concerning other details of the wording of the Pro Memoria, from which I could surmise that he was, nevertheless, very much interested in a further discussion also here on this/subject/, and that he possibly still has one or another concession on hand, which up to now, he has not brought forth.. He also inquired as to what attitude the German Reichs Minister had taken to the form of the Pro Memoria, namely execution by mutual signing. "I answered that the Reichs Minister had not taken any attitude towards these other details, as it was of no use to go more deeply into these questions, as long as the main point, namely the demand for preferential treatment was rejected by the Japanese side. But since I - Mr. TOGO insisted, and as it could be of advantage to find out something about other possible Japanese concessions, and as he seems to be somewhat under pressure by the parallel action of our Ambassador in Tokyo, I at last promised him that I would get the decision of the Reichs Minister regarding continuation of the discussion. Signed WIEHL To be submitted to the Reichs Minister the Secretary of State 3 Mr. L. R. VOSS W VII Pol. VIII To be submitted to the Reichs Minister, via the State Secretary, with the request for a decision on the last sentence of the memorandum.