840.70/7–1845: Telegram

No. 1158
The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Acting Secretary of State

secret
us urgent

7236. With regard to suggested procedure for reconvening EIT conference given in Department’s 5808, July 141 Ronald has now suggested that matter could be more advantageously taken up in Berlin. FonOff has telegraphed its delegation at Berlin Conference to consult with US delegation and if agreed discuss with Russians problem of reconvening EIT conference as part of larger discussion of Russian cooperation in European economic organizations. Ronald stated Weston is in Berlin and would be able to give both delegations technical background information if necessary.

Winant
  1. Not printed. For the text of the “suggested procedure” referred to, see document No. 1160.