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Cover note and notes on a conversation between British Ambassador to Japan with Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs on Japan's negotiations with the US, November 11 1940

Cover note and notes on a conversation between British Ambassador to Japan, Sir Craigie, with Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tojo, on negotiations with the US, with instructions to deliver to Secretary Welles. Includes Tojo's assertion that the US were 'dragging out' the negotiations, and his surprise that Britain were not involved in the negotiations as they impacted British interests. It also highlights Sir Craigie's response to Tojo's concerns suggesting that the British are content in delaying involvement until 'actual' negotiations take place.
Item Type: Memorandum
Date: 11 November 1940
Title of document: Cover note and notes on a conversation between British Ambassador to Japan with Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs on Japan's negotiations with the US
Authors or Creators: Illegible (UK Embassy Official to US)
Recipients: Wood, Edward Frederick Lindley (UK Ambassador to US) and Campbell, Ronald Ian (UK Embassy to US Envoy Extraodinary and Minister Plenipotentiary) and Millar, Frederick Robert Hoyer (UK Embassy Official to US)
Places: The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
Asia > Eastern Asia > Japan
Reference: FO 115/ 3436 - Japan-United States relations (51-75) 1941
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/355
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