123 Klieforth, Alfred W.: Telegram

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

1399. Reference to Praha 6, June 21,24 following message sent to AmEmbassy, Praha.25

“Dept greatly deplores incident reported inur 30, June 21 and fully supports Brit Ambs representation to Zecho Gov. Please make similar and forceful representations to Zecho FonOff yourself. Dept will take matter up in Moscow. Please keep Dept and Moscow fully informed.”

Please protest energetically Sov FonOff and express our expectation that offender will be appropriately punished.

  1. Same as telegram 30, June 21, 6 p.m., from Prague, p. 459.
  2. As telegram 19.