875.01/11–1245: Telegram

The Acting Representative in Albania (Fultz) to the Secretary of State

191. Text US note recognition delivered 1130 hours November 12. General Hoxha stated Govt archives looted and burned prior liberation Tirana. No copies treaties between US and Albania available. Unable to give reply US note until existing treaties can be reviewed. Hoxha urgently requests that copies be forwarded by you at earliest and advise when these can be expected arrive here.

Sent Dept as 191; repeated to Rome as 15 and to Bern for Jacobs.