The French Yellow Book

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No. 292 :
M. Georges Bonnet, Minister for Foreign Affairs, to M. BARGETON, French Ambassador in Brussels, and to M. DE VITROLLES, French Minister in The Hague. Paris, August 29, 1939. 11 p.m.

PLEASE inform immediately, in reply to the communication which you have received tonight:

For Brussels: the Belgian Prime Minister.

For the Hague: the Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs.

That the Government of the Republic welcomes with the greatest interest the offer which the King of the Belgians and the Queen of the Netherlands have made of their good offices with a view to a settlement of the European crisis.

The French Government, which earnestly desires that the noble initiative of the two Sovereigns should attain its realization, is ready, for its part, to further this endeavour with all its power.

Georges Bonnet.

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