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No. 1070
The Ambassador in France (Caffery) to the Acting Secretary of State

top secret

4640. Re this Embassy’s memo July 211 pertaining to control by Allies to be exercised in Greece during forthcoming elections, memo has been received from Foreign Office dated July 20 [30].2

Confirming my 4395 July 213 this memo informs Embassy that French Government accepts readily to participate in Four Power control of these elections.

French Foreign Office furthermore shares views of American Government re necessity of keeping these consultations secret until answers of four interested Governments are received and Greek Government informed officially.

Caffery
  1. To the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Not printed. Cf. documents Nos. 1062 and 1065.
  2. Not printed.
  3. Document No. 1065.