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"BROUGHT BY STALIN" Price Of Non-intervention By Russia N.Z. Press Association —Copyright Rec. 1.30 p.m. NEW YORK, July 25. According to the magazine News Week, Generalissimo Stalin took a Japanese peace offer to the Potsdam Conference.

As the price of Russian non-inter-vention, the Japanese offered, inter alia, to withdraw from Manchuria in favour of Russia, and also offered to recognise the principle of the independence of Indochina, Burma and the Philippines, and to submit to American occupation of Korea and Formosa, on the sole condition that the Japanese home islands should not be invaded or occupied. . ' The News Week says that M. Widar Bagge, the retiring Swedish Minister to Japan, transmitted to Washington last May a Japanese request for clarification of the unconditional surrender formula. M. Bagge's action was the peace feeler referred to by Mr. J. G. Grew United States Under-Secretary of State.

"The Japanese are using purported peace feelers, hoping thereby to cause dissension within the United States and with the Allies," Mr. Grew said, according to a message which was published on July 11. "No thinking American, recalling Pearl Harbour, Wake Island and Manila, will give credence to peace feelers, which are the usual moves in psychological warfare by a defeated enemy," he added. "The Japanese objective is peace without unconditional surrender, even though they know unquestionably that defeat is certain.

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JAP PEACE OFFER, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 175, 26 July 1945

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JAP PEACE OFFER Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 175, 26 July 1945

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