The Ambassador in China (Hurley) to the Secretary of State
[Received September 18—4:40 p.m.]
1612. Favorable developments in Government-Communist negotiations indicated. Slight delay in my departure might be helpful in situation.[Page 466]
Accordingly General Wedemeyer is proceeding to Washington, leaving Shanghai September 19. My plans are now to leave here on plane already scheduled to depart Saturday, September 23.