871.6363/7–1745: Telegram

No. 835
The Chargé in the Soviet Union (Kennan) to the Acting Secretary of State1
secret

2597. By letter to Vyshinski of July 11, British Ambassador2 stated British Government could not accept Soviet Government [Page 739]views expressed in February 26 Foreign Office note on removal oil field equipment from Rumania. (To Dept, repeated Bucharest 91, London 368) Clark Kerr protested continued Soviet requisitioning and removal British equipment.

Kennan
  1. The gist of this message was included in telegram No. 65 of July 19 from Grew to Byrnes (file No. 800.00 Summaries/7–1945).
  2. Sir Archibald Clark Kerr.