740.0011 European war 1939/9720A

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Bulgaria (Earle)60

[Telegram: Paraphrase]

WASHINGTON, April 5, 1941--1 p.m.

35. In your discretion please use your good offices to the end that the Bulgarian Government may understand how support given acts of aggression against Yugoslavia is bound to be regarded in the United States. Our every effort is now being exerted under existing law to assist the nations which are defending their integrity and intelligence against aggression.

Presumably you are using all information reaching you from the United States (including Radio Bulletin) to emphasize the scope of our national determination.



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60. Similar telegrams, mutatis mutandis, were sent to the missions in Hungary and Rumania.

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