JAPAN: Harmony

To the Imperial Diet, Baron Shidehaia, Japanese Foreign Minister,* said anent Japanese-U. S. relations;

"We regret the discriminatory clause against Japanese in the Immigration Act of 1924. The question still remains unsettled. It should, however, be remembered that a law cannot be modified except by a law; and that under the constitutional system of the United States, the Legislature is entirely independent of the Executive. It is obvious that continuance of discussions between the two Governments at this time will not in itself serve any useful purpose. What is really important...

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