740.00119 EAC/7–2745: Telegram

No. 786
The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant ) to the Political Adviser to the Representative on the European Advisory Commission ( Mosely )1

French representative2 in letter July 16 informed me his government’s approval agreement on zones occupation Austria and its covering report as reported my telegram to Dept 7205 July 17,3 repeated AusPolAd as 24 and Frankfurt for Murphy and Mosely as 40.

EAC (European Advisory Committee) this evening approved texts summaries of agreements on zones occupation and control machinery Austria and agreed present them next Tuesday to representatives other Allied governments including representative new Polish Government. Summary of control machinery agreement is brief and contains no mention names of MG (Military Government) divisions.

Sent Babelsberg for Mosely Secret from Winant and to Dept July 27, Comea 344.

US, UK and French representatives are ready to recommend that these summaries together with statement on consultation with other United Nations governments re Austria be published simultaneously as joint statements in four capitals. Soviet representative4 also agrees but must first obtain his government’s approval of texts. At my suggestion to expedite approval US, UK and Soviet representatives are transmitting texts these three statements to Potsdam and French representative transmitting texts to Paris. Publication date can be arranged upon approval by all four governments.

  1. Printed from the text received in the Department of State as telegram No. 7588.
  2. René Massigli.
  3. Not printed.
  4. i. e., Georgy Filippovich Saksin, the Acting Soviet Representative on the European Advisory Commission.