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I have this hour received from the President of Poland a reply to the message which I addressed to your Excellency and to him last night.
[The text of President Moscicki's reply is then given. President Roosevelt continues as follows]:-
Your Excellency has repeatedly publicly stated that the aims and objects sought by the German Reich were just and reasonable.
In his reply to my message the President of Poland has made it plain that the Polish Government is willing, upon the basis set forth in my message, to agree to solve the controversy which has arisen between the Republic of Poland and the German Reich by direct negotiation or the process of conciliation.
Countless human lives can yet be saved and hope may still be restored that the nations of the modern world may even now construct the foundation for a peaceful and happier relationship, if you and the Government of the German Reich will agree to the pacific means of settlement accepted by the Government of Poland. All the world prays that Germany, too, will accept.
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