The Ambassador in France (Wallace) to the Secretary of State
[Received 1:40 p.m.]
280. Mission. Your 197, January 26, 7 p.m.,23 received this morning. Formal notification to Armenian Delegation of action of Council granting de facto recognition was made yesterday by M. Mil-lerand as reported in my 276, January 27, 7 p.m.23
I have requested Foreign Office to inform Armenian Delegation immediately that there has been a misunderstanding and that American participation in action taken should be canceled.
In view of what has occurred request Department’s specific approval of this action and further instructions if any are deemed necessary.