800.515/7–1445: Telegram

No. 845
The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in the Soviet Union ( Kennan )

1641. Dept forwarding memo1 to Collado, Potsdam, discussing entire problem freezing satellites (reurtel 2570 Jul 14, repeated to London as 360,2 and related cables) and suggesting desirability discussion Russian authorities. Dept continues to feel total freeze desirable in view administrative difficulties which will undoubtedly be encountered if neutrals are requested to freeze on partial basis. Matter will be held in abeyance pending reply.

Sent to Moscow, repeated to London and Stockholm.

C[ovey] T. O[liver]