561.35E1A/94: Telegram

The Chargé in the United Kingdom (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

619. Secretariat International Sugar Council is desirous of adding an item to agenda of meeting of October 48 so that the Council could [Page 955] note and consider any provisions of the American Sugar Act regarding imports of sugar from foreign countries in relation to article 9 of the International Sugar Agreement. The Chairman states that the object of putting this item on the agenda is not to have any discussion whatever of American domestic legislation but simply to take note of its effect. I have stated to the Chairman as my personal opinion that there would be no objection provided inclusion of such an item did not open a discussion and that I would telegraph the Department for instructions.

  1. Held in London, October 4–6, 1937.