Reply of President Jose P. Laurel to the message of congratulation of Slovakia, October 27 1943.

 SON EXCELLENCE, MONSIEUR VOJTECH TUTTA
PRESIDENT DU CONSEIL
MINISTRE DES AFFAIRES ETRANGERES
DE SLOVAQUE, BRATISLAVA

I THANK YOUR EXCELLENCY VERY SINCERELY FOR YOUR GOOD WISHES ON THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE AND FOR INFORMING ME THAT YOUR EXCELLENCY’S GOVERNMENT IS QUITE READY TO COMMENCE THE MOST CORDIAL AND FRIENDLY RELATIONS WITH THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES (STOP) MAY PROVIDENCE BLESS AND GUIDE OUR TWO PEOPLES TOWARDS ENDURING AND CLOSEST RELATIONS OF CONCORD AND AMITY

(SGD.) JOSE P. LAUREL
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
OF THE PHILIPPINES

(SGD.) JOSE GIL
ACTING EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

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