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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
right to ask Japan in what respect it has carried out these promises and how it intends to carry them out, and what the attitude of this preferential position will be toward the status quo ante. "Herewith respectfully submitted to Ministry Director WIEEL. "Berlin, 24 July 1938." (g) Document 4043F, (Exhibit No. ): "Extract from a letter of Ambassador OTT - Tokyo - of 15 March 1939 to Ministerial Director WIEEL . "• . .In the question of our preferential treatment in China I was able to gather from conversations in the Foreign Ministry that Ambassador OSHIMA has actually tele¬graphed repeatedly in accordance with our interests /in unserem Sinne/. Generally I have the impression that one is not inclined to admit in writing the preferential treatment. As a way out, one is thinking of a de facto preferential treatment which is to be confirmed solely by actual deeds without written fixation. However, the actual deeds offered by Japan up to now are not very encouraging • Signed OTT Copy to Bureau RAM St. S. Pol. VIII U. St. S. W VII Dg. Pol. Dg. W.Signed WIEEL"