L.D. Wilgress and the Chinese Ambassador to Moscow, Fu Bingchang (Foo Ping-sheung), discuss Soviet movements in Xinjiang.
April 3, 1944
Cyper No. 105 the Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, Ottawa
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FROM: THE CANADIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S.S.R.
TO: THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, OTTAWA
MOSCOW, April 3, 1944.
No. 108. Soviet newspapers April 2nd published Tass news of Ulan-Bator reporting that Cossack families from Altai district, resisting forcible evacuation by Sinkiang authorities to Southern Sinkiang, had fled into Mongolia Republic, whence they were pursued by Chinese troops and Chineae aeroplanes. Message states that in Mongolia Government circles they are convinced that, if further similar infringements of frontier occur, the Soviet Government will be forced to help Mongolia Republic in accordance with Mutual Aid Treaty of March 12th, 1936.
The Canadian Ambassador in Moscow reports, on the basis of Soviet newspapers, that turmoil is ongoing along the Xinjiang-Mongolia border.
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