November 29, 1939.

Yesterday, 29 November, Deputy People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs VP Potemkin, on instructions of the Government, handed a note to the ambassador Yrjö-Koskinen, signed by the People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs Vyacheslav Molotov and containing a notice that because of repeated attacks of the Finnish side to the Soviet territory the Soviet Government can no longer maintain normal relations with Finland and is thus forced to withdraw from Finland, its political and economic representatives.

"Izvestiya" No. 276 (7046) on November 30, 1939.

Source: [Highest party school at the CC of the CPSU.] USSR Foreign policy. Collection fo documents. T. IV. No. 376. Moscow — 1946.

Machine assisted draft translation by Pauli Kruhse.

Finland in the Soviet foreign policy 1939-1940