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The Ambassador in China (Gauss) to the Secretary of State

1464. Soong asked me on August 24 for information as to progress in regard to suggested three-power conference on the question of administration of liberated areas in Far East (ReEmbs 1289, July 25 and ReDepts 1036, August 3).

Soong asked me to inquire on progress and said he attached importance to early development of this matter. It is probable that Generalissimo is presses [pressing] him in regard to it.