860C.01/3–745: Telegram

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

548. Dept agrees with the considerations set forth in your 667, March 7, 8 p.m. You will have seen that the two alternative courses of action which you propose as a first step both fall within the scope of instructions contained in the Depts 537, March 8, 7 p.m., and you may put forward either or both proposals. Before proposing your third alternative you should again consult the Dept.

Schoenfeld is being instructed to urge Mikolajczyk to issue a statement accepting the Crimea decision without reservation.