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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 2, 1902
(1902)

Russia,   pp. 916-937 PDF (1.4 MB)


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a Printed, ante. bPrinted, page 6. RUSSIA. 933 
emanated from certain political spheres and from sundry organs of the foreign
press, which have endeavored to present the impassible attitude of the Imperial
Government in a quite different light as regards a diplomatic instrument
which, in its eyes, in no wise changes the general situation of the political
horizon. 
 Now, in view of the ever-persistent agitation concerning the Anglo-Japanese
arrangement, the allied Governments of Russia and France have deemed it necessary
distinctly to formulate their views on this subject in an identical declaration
addressed to the powers whose representatives, conjointly with the plenipotentiaries
of Russia and France, signed the Pekin protocol of August 25 (September 7),
1901. 
Aft. hay to Hr. Tower. 
No. 293.] DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
   Washington, Apr11 3, 1902. 
 SIR: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 552 of the 22d ultimo,
transmitting a copy of the declaration of March 16, made by Russia and France
relative to the maintenance of the status quo in the Far East, as it appeared
in the official part of the Journal de St. P~tersbourg. 
 I inclose for your information copy of the declaration, a which I have received
from the allied governments of France and Russia, through their embassies
at Washington, relative to the maintenance of the status quo and general
peace in the Far East, and a copy of the reply a of the Government of the
United States. 
 I am, etc., ~JoIIN HAY. 
PROTECTION OF CUBAN INTERESTS BY UNITED STATES CONSULAR OFFICIALS. 
Air. Riddle to Jfr. flay. 
No. 580.] EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES, 
St. Petersburg, June 14, 1902. 
 SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your telegramt' of May
24. 
 I inclose herewith the reply of the Russian Government to my request made
in accordance with your instructions. 
 I have communicated the substance of this note to the consul-general in
this city, instructing him to inform all the consular representatives under
him. 
 I have, etc.,        J. W. RIDDLE, 
  Ghargé d'Affaires ad Interim. 
[lnclosure.—Translation.] 
Prince Obolenslo, to Mr. Riddle. 
MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 
St. Petersburg, ,June 10, 1902. 
 MR. CHARGIl D'AFFAIRES: In reply to your note of May 13 (26), 1 have the
honor to inform you that the Imperial Government sees no objection to the
interests of Cuba and its citizens being represented by consular officers
of the United States residing in Russia, as requested by the President of
the Republic of Cuba. 
Please receive, etc., 
OBOLENSKY. 


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