6) It is therefore respectfully submitted that this Application is premature, and that the time for applying for an adjournment to assist Counsel for the said defendant is when a difficulty actually arises at the Trial.

7) This Chief Prosecutor respectfully reminds the Tribunal of the words of General Nikitchenko, then its President, uttered at Berlin on 18 October 1945: "It must be understood that the Tribunal which is directed by the Charter to secure an expeditious hearing of the issues raised by the charges will not permit any delay either in the preparation of the defense or of the Trial."


This Chief Prosecutor has no objection to the request made in Section II of the said application.


This Chief Prosecutor has also no objection to the suggestion contained in Section III thereof.


14 November 1945