§ 1. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any information as to certain peace negotiations between the Esthonian and Russian Soviet Governments; whether his attention has been drawn to the statement of the Esthonian Government that they will only use their Army for defensive purposes; and whether this will affect British policy in any way?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Mr. Cecil Harmsworth)
With reference to the first part of the question, my attention was drawn last May to certain rumours of peace negotiations between the Provisional 1066 Government of Esthonia and the Russian Soviet Government. The rumours were subsequently declared to be without foundation by the Esthonian War Office. The answer to the second part of the question is in the negative. The third part of the question, therefore, does not arise.