Recommends the Council to pronounce upon the question.
Text was published in the book "The Development of Finnish-Soviet Relations during the autumn 1939 in the light of official documents." Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Helsinki 1940. The footnote in the beginning, containing only Molotov's reply, is here replaced by the "Moscow News" text of Dec. 11, which included also Mr. Avenol's telegram and, within it, Mr. Holsti's request.
"Izvestiya" publishing a communiqué about discussions of the USSR People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, Maxim Litvinov, and the Foreign Minister of Finland, R. Holsti, on February 11, 1937.
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