767.68119 P 43/24: Telegram

The Ambassador in Italy (Child) to the Secretary of State


223. … I hope that there will be no move to have the conference give official recognition to our observers, as I consider that the entire essence of wise tactics is to be sufficiently close to follow every move but not close enough to have questions asked of us constantly. My preference is to be an observer sought out for consultation, not one in the position of seeking admittance. …