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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1955–1957
Volume XIV, Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1955, Document 270


270. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Israel11. Source: Department of State, Central Files, 601.0084A/9–1355. Confidential. Drafted by Bergus and approved by Jernegan, who signed for Hoover. Repeated to Jerusalem, London, and Paris.

194. Embtels 157,22. Not printed. (Ibid., 601.0084A/8–2555) 165,33. Document 224. 191.44. Document 241. After consultation with British here, agreement has been reached instructions contained Deptel 8755. Document 186. should stand with exception slight variation of para a) re timing explanation our position to PriMin. Following consultation with your British colleague you are authorized explain our position to IG at time and in manner you deem most suitable. Dept’s views on questions raised by Italy and Argentine: Chief of Mission could at his discretion attend social functions given by FonMin in Jerusalem provided practice minimized and functions do not carry connotation of acceptance Jerusalem as capital. Chief of Mission may discuss important matters with PriMin in Jerusalem but not with FonMin. Device of discussion with latter outside FonOff would undermine present agreed position.

Hoover

1 Source: Department of State, Central Files, 601.0084A/9–1355. Confidential. Drafted by Bergus and approved by Jernegan, who signed for Hoover. Repeated to Jerusalem, London, and Paris.

2 Not printed. (Ibid., 601.0084A/8–2555)

3 Document 224.

4 Document 241.

5 Document 186.