The Secretary of State to the President
Memorandum for the President
Subject: French Request for Participation in Big Three Meeting
I am transmitting herewith a copy of a telegram from Caffery setting forth the full text of the formal request of the French Provisional Government that it be permitted to participate in the forth [Page 296]coming conference of representatives of the United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union.
cc to Mr. Grew and Mr. Bohlen
- Not printed. Telegram 214 gave the “substance of points made in” the French note of January 13, the text of which is herein set forth in translation. This note was delivered by Bidault to Caffery, and also to the British and Soviet Ambassadors, Duff Cooper and Bogomolov, on the evening of January 15. (740.0011-EW/1–1645.)↩