France and Germany Recommend Roosevelt's Mediation.
Japan and Eussia Accept Roosevelt's Offor,
Russia Would Not Initiate Peace Proposals.
Peace Depends on Japanese Terms.
united Press Association—Ry Idleotrie Telegraph—Copyright
London, June 12 France consistently supports President Roosevelf a efforts, and has urged Kussia to accept the proposal, and the Kaiser has acted similarly. Japan and Russia have accepted Koosevelt's proposal, with expressions of gratification at hi 3 offer and goodwill. ; Count Lamsdorff haß verbally communicated to Mr Meyer, United States Ambassador, Russia's consent to meet Japanese representatives, It is explained m official quarters at St. Petersburg that Russia has for some time past been anxious to know Japanese conditions, providing Bhe did nob require to take the initiative, or appear to initiate, and it is also declared that whatever meeting is now arranged will be for the purpose of communicating Japanese terms, which will be referred to the Russian Government. If found to constitute a proper basis for negotiations, plenipotentiaries will be appointed.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6594, 13 June 1905
France and Germany Recommend Roosevelt's Mediation. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6594, 13 June 1905
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