701.6160H/5: Telegram

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

741. Embassy’s telegram No. 489, May 4, 11 a.m.34 The Foreign Office has just announced that diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia have been established and that respective Ministers to Belgrade and Moscow have been named.35

Repeated to Belgrade.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Milan Gavrilovich, Chief of the Serbian Agrarian Party, and journalist, was appointed Yugoslav Minister to the Soviet Union, and Viktor A. Plotnikov was transferred from Norway to become the Soviet Minister in Yugoslavia.