Message of congratulation by Slovakia to the Republic of the Philippines, October 22, 1943:

H. E, THE PRESIDENT OF THE
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
MR. JOSE P. LAUREL
MANILA VIA TOKYO

IT IS WITH JOY THAT I HAVE RECEIVED YOUR EXCELLENCY’S COMMUNICATION THAT THE PHILIPPINES HAS DECLARED HERSELF INDEPENDENT AND HAS CONSTITUTED A GOVERNMENT REPUBLICAN IN FORM (STOP) IN FULFILLING MY AGREEABLE MISSION I HAVE THE HONOR TO COMMUNICATE TO YOUR EXCELLENCY THAT THE GOVERNMENT OF SLOVAKIA IS QUITE READY TO BEGIN THE MOST CORDIAL AND FRIENDLY RELATIONS WITH THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (STOP) ACCEPT, EXCELLENCY, THE ASSURANCES OF MY MOST DISTINGUISHED CONSIDERATION.

VOJTECH TUTTA
PRESIDENT DU CONCEIL
MINISTRE DES AFFAIRES ETRANGERES
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library