Soviet leaders watching Yosuke Matsuoka sign the Japan-Soviet Neutrality Pact

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Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Japanese" Collection

Caption on reverse [translation]: "Japan and Soviet Union signed a treaty. On April 13th, at the Kremlin Palace, a historic signing ceremony was held for a neutrality pact between Japan and the Soviet Union. The picture shows Foreign Minister Matsuoka signing the treaty; Miyakawa, embassy secretary; Ambassador Tatekawa; Lozovsky, deputy people's commissar of foreign affairs; Molotov, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and General Secretary Stalin."



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