740.00119 (Potsdam)/7–2745

No. 784
United States Delegation Working Paper1


During the course of the Conference 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, were considered and approved. The two Agreements have likewise been approved by the Provisional Government of the French Republic. It has therefore been decided to place in effect at once the two Agreements which provide for Allied occupation and control of Austria.

A joint statement of the arrangements which have been entered into for these purposes and for the purpose of carrying out the declared intention of establishing a free and independent Austria in accordance with the Moscow Declaration of November 1, 1943, will be issued by the four governments on ______________,2 1945.

  1. This paper (unsigned, but presumably drafted by Mosely) bears the following manuscript notation by Mosely: “Revised draft, July 27, 1945.” Cf. document No. 783.
  2. Blank in the original.