121.5561/22a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in the Soviet Union ( Wiley )

26. The following announcement will be made to the press at 12:30 p.m. today:

“The following changes in our representation in Moscow have been ordered:

The Naval Attaché will be withdrawn.

The Air Attaché will be withdrawn.

The Consulate General will be abolished.

Reductions will be made in the personnel of the Embassy.”

Inform Nimmer and White.

Hull