740.00119 Control (Austria)/7–2045: Telegram

No. 776
The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)
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Victory 143. Action AmEmbassy London, information Department of State Washington, D. C. AFHQ Caserta, Italy please pass USPolAd Florence, Italy.

The President has approved the draft agreements on control machinery in Austria and Zones of Occupation in Austria as recommended by the EAC. You are authorized to sign1 these agreements on behalf of the US Government and to notify the EAC of their approval by the US Government.

  1. The agreements had already been signed ad referendum. Their approval was discussed at the Fourth Plenary Meeting, July 20. See ante, p. 176. Notification of approval by the United States Government was given on July 24.