To the great misfortune of the world, the present trend to force makes insecure the independent existence of small nations in every continent and jeopardizes the rights of mankind to self-government. The people and government of Finland have a long, honorable and wholly peaceful record which has won for them the respect and warm regard of the people and Government of the United States.
The stenographic transcript is documented in Complete Presidential Press Conferences of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945 (Da Capo Press, 1972).
The denial of civilian bombings by Vyacheslav Molotov, People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs. Dec. 4, 1939.
President Roosevelt's message to the Soviet government through the U.S. Ambassador Lawrence Steinhardt on Dec. 11, 1939.
A telegram by K.A. Umanskii, the Soviet plenipotentiary to USA, to the People's Commissariat for Foreign Affairs, 2 December 1939. In Russian.
President Roosevelt's statement at the end of hostilities, March 13, 1940.