Thus, from both, the Finnish and German side has been asked permission to use Swedish railways to pass troops, restricted to the size of a division, from Norway to Finland. The government has, after hearing the parliament, given permission to this in a form that will not violate the Swedish sovereignty.
The Swedish News Agency (Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå)
Source: Svensk utrikespolitik under andra världskriget. Internationell politik 24, skrifter utgivna av Utrikespolitiska institutet, Kooperativa förbundets bokförlag, Stockholm, 1946. (Swedish Foreign Policy under the Second World War, Stockholm, 1946). Translation: Pauli Kruhse
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