740.00119 Control (Austria)/4–1945: Telegram

The Chargé in the Soviet Union (Kerinan) to the Secretary of State

1273. Claim made by Yugoslav Foreign Office to American, Soviet, British and French representatives at Belgrade for share in Austrian occupation was subject of note addressed April 12 to Molotov57 by British Ambassador.58 Ambassador states his Government hopes Soviet Government will concur in suggestion that the four powers addressed should jointly reply that claim is inadmissible [Page 1316] and concurrently communicate to Yugoslavia terms proposed by Eden59 at Yalta for settlement of Austro-Yugoslav frontier problem.60

Repeated to Belgrade as 2, London 170, Paris as 76.

  1. Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union.
  2. Sir Archibald J. K. Clark Kerr.
  3. Anthony Eden, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
  4. See Foreign Relations, The Conferences at Malta and Yalta, 1945, pp. 505 and 887.