The Ambassador in China (Gauss) to the Secretary of State
[Received 9:53 p.m.]
1796. Embassy’s 1410, August 9, and Department’s 1137, August 18. The British Ambassador informs that, on the initiative of the Ministry of Communications, preliminary agreement has been reached with the British-Chinese Corporation for a reorganization of the Central Air Transport Corporation (formerly Eurasia) into a joint Chinese Government and British-Chinese corporation enterprise.
We have not received any information in the matter from Chinese sources and will expect to report further in due course.