740.00119 Control (Hungary)/7–1645: Telegram

No. 795
The Representative in Hungary (Schoenfeld) to the Acting Secretary of State1

291. My telegrams 2812 and 286,3 July 13.

Key tells me meeting of ACC is scheduled for tomorrow night when he expects to seek further clarification of Voroshilov’s note regarding changes in ACC procedure. Key does not intend to commit himself to acceptance of Soviet proposal pending further clarification and possible instructions, He is particularly desirous of securing statement from Voroshilov as to meaning of third paragraph of first section of latter’s note July 11 which seems to make directives of ACC on principal questions dependent on agreement with American and British representatives as proposed in your 57, May 28.4

Sent Dept repeated to Moscow as No. 26 and London as No. 7.

  1. The gist of this message was included in telegram No. 43 of July 17 from Grew to Byrnes (file No. 800.00 Summaries/7–1745).
  2. Document No. 311, printed in vol. i.
  3. See document No. 794, footnote 6.
  4. See vol. i, document No. 287, footnote 5.