871.6363/7–1945: Telegram

No. 838
The Chargé in the Soviet Union ( Kennan ) to the Acting Secretary of State 1

2634. Letter went forward to Foreign Office in conformity with Department’s 1621, July 16,2 warning that exclusive Soviet Rumanian trade pact and monopolistic agreements on oil would cause serious concern in United States Government and might compel United States Government to reconsider present favorable oil policy toward USSR. (To Department, repeated Bucharest 94, London 372). Harriman has been informed.

  1. The gist of this message was included in telegram No. 106 of July 23 from Grew to Byrnes (file No. 800.00 Summaries/7–2345).
  2. Document No. 834.