500.A15/79a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland ( Gibson )

[Paraphrase]

10. The protracted debate in the Senate on the World Court issue50 may delay action on the appropriation for the Disarmament Commission beyond February 1. For this reason it is important that Department be informed at earliest possible date whether repeated press rumors of postponement of Preparatory Commission’s meeting are accurate and if they are, when definite notification of postponement will be received and the new date fixed.

Kellogg
  1. See pp. 1 ff.