740.00119 EAC/7–2945: Telegram

No. 1034
The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant )1

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Victory 406. To American Embassy London repeated for information to State Department, Washington. Victory 406. TopSec.

Re London’s 65460, July 26th repeated to Department as 7546 Comea 343.2

The President has approved the EAC agreement of July 26th amending protocol of September 12th 1944 on zones occupation Germany and administration greater Berlin, together with covering report and accompanying exchanges of letters. Please inform EAC colleagues that United States Government has approved EAC agreement.3

  1. Printed from the text received in the Department of State.
  2. Not printed. This message informed Byrnes that the additional requirements agreement (see document No. 1038) had been signed on July 25, and that the agreement on zones of occupation in Germany would be signed on July 26.
  3. Winant executed this instruction on July 29. Notification of approval was given by the other signatories as follows: the United Kingdom on August 2, the Provisional Government of the French Republic on August 7, and the Soviet Union on August 13.