The Soviet Embassy to the Department of State 82



Relative to the memorandum of the Department of State of April 24 regarding position of the Government of the United States on the question of inviting representatives of the present Provisional Polish Government to the conference in San Francisco, the Soviet Government has the honor to state that for the reasons stated in the memorandum of the Soviet Government of April 17, it cannot agree with the position of the Government of the United States and continues to insist upon the participation in the conference in San Francisco now functioning, of the representatives of the Provisional Polish Government and that the position of the Soviet Government on this question remains as before.

  1. Copy of memorandum in translation was transmitted by the Acting Secretary of State to Moscow in instruction 6, May 19 (not printed), for the information and files of the Embassy.