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Netherlands Minister in London raises possibility that Japanese Government proposed to the USG that Philippines should be neutral

Citation: Balfour, John (1939) Netherlands Minister in London raises possibility that Japanese Government proposed to the USG that Philippines should be neutral. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Netherlands Minister in London informed an FO official that the Japanese Government had made a proposal to the USG for the neutralisation of the Philippine Islands, and inquired whether the UKG was aware of any such discussions.

Additional Information: Creators: John Balfour (Head of American Department, UK Foreign Office); Recipients: Ronald Charles Lindsay (UK Ambassador to US); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Balfour, John and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, United of States of America, Japan, *Philippine Commonwealth (United States semi-independent self-governing commonwealth), United Kingdom, Netherlands,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 19 July 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Neutralisation Pacific; Project Record ID: A00001303;

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