740.00119 (Potsdam)/7–2745

No. 783
Memorandum by the Political Adviser to the Representative on the European Advisory Commission ( Mosely )1

During the course of the Conference the three Heads of Governments considered and approved the Agreement on Zones of Occupation in Austria and the Administration of the City of Vienna and the Agreement on Control Machinery in Austria, recommended by the European Advisory Commission. Upon approval by the three Governments and the Provisional Government of the French Republic, it was decided to place in effect at once the two Agreements which provide, in the spirit of the Moscow Declaration of November 1, 1943,2 on Austria, for Allied occupation and control of Austria.

It is contemplated that a joint statement will be issued shortly regarding the arrangements which have been entered into for the purpose of carrying out the declared policy of establishing a free and independent Austria.

  1. This paper bears the following manuscript notation by Mosely: “P E M[osely] draft July 27, 1945, for inclusion in Conference Communiqué?’ Cf. document No. 784.
  2. Text in Department of State Bulletin, vol. ix, p. 310.