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The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State

1413. Reference Department’s 1208, February 17, 11 p.m. A member of Beaverbrook’s staff informed the Embassy this morning that the Foreign Office is instructing the British Embassy in Washington to inform the Department that it will not enter into discussions with the U.S. at which Canada is present unless the other Dominions are included. (Reference Embassy’s 1258, February 14, 1207, February 11, 11 p.m.) We understand that the proposed British agenda was sent to the British Embassy in Washington early this week.