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Parent Transferring materials concerning The Tripartite Pact and The Anti-Comintern Pact
Date 19 September 1947
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 5
Folder General Memoranda and Reports from September 1947
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
the promotion of the Comintern?ÇÖs Bolshivist activities in the Far East constitute a direct threat to the safety of Japan and Manchuria. . .?Ç¥ However, in the same statement Arita made a prudent reservation that: ?Ç£. . .in the article of the Pact for the Comintern no words have been used likely to class the Comintern with the Soviet Union. . . ?Ç£ As the meeting of the Privy Council on December 25 on the occasion of the conclusion of the anti-comintern pact the reporter said (Quote exh. No. 485): ?Ç£The furtherance of Soviet?ÇÖs military oppression and communist operations of Comintern in the Far East . . .is no only a direct menace to the security of both Japan and Manchuria but is also a great obstacle to the execution of Japan?ÇÖs East Asia policy.?Ç¥ Official lie of the Japanese Government about the objectives of the anti-comintern pact Exh. No. 2371. Officially the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs hypocritically proclaimed in connection with the conclusion of the pact that (Quote De