740.00119 Control (Germany)/2–2245: Telegram

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Harriman) to the Secretary of State

510. The Secretary on his departure67 requested me to endeavor to expedite the arrival in London of the Russian planning group which [Page 186] was to proceed there to discuss the operation of the Control Commission for Germany. I mentioned the matter to Molotov on Monday evening and he said that I could inform the Secretary that he would take steps to expedite the prompt arrival of the group.

Repeated to London as 71.

  1. The Secretary of State left Moscow on February 14 following a short visit there