740.00119 (Potsdam)/7–3145

No. 1106
United States Delegation Memorandum1

U. S. Statement

Italian Reparations

The United States Delegation, in accordance with the statement made by its representatives on the Economic Subcommittee, is unable to agree to the imposition of any reparations levies on the current production of Italy.

The United States Delegation would be prepared to consider the possibility of certain once-for-all removals of designated machinery and equipment from direct war industries in Italy having no peacetime utility.

  1. It has not been determined whether this statement was actually made or circulated at the Conference.