JAPAN TO RUSSIA Will Send Envoy To Moscow Or Berlin WASHINGTON, Aug. 1. Japan offered to send one of her Liberal leaders to Moscow for peace discussions, and if necessary to Berlin to meet the Big I.iree. This is stated by the magazine News Week, which says that Russia's reply was: "Not interested in talk, but ready to consider proposals made in writing if they bear the Emperor's signature." Reporting this approach and rejection, the State Department correspondent of the magazine says: "The Japanese are ready to abandon all territories conquered since 1904. These territories were originally said to be necessary for the security and integrity of Japan, but if peace were made with Japan s actual and potential enemies they would no longer be needed.
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PEACE OFFER, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 181, 2 August 1945
PEACE OFFER Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 181, 2 August 1945
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