560.AL/1–1746: Circular Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Officers 27

Please inform appropriate officials of Govt to which you are accredited that Govts of following countries have now accepted invitation of Govt of US to participate in preliminary meeting on trade and employment: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, France, India, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa and United Kingdom. Reference appropriate instruction or circular telegram cited in Depcirtel Dec 13, 1945.28 You may also inform them that, on basis of replies received to US invitation, and in light of need for more preparation generally, it [Page 1276] appears desirable to postpone meeting for several weeks, possibly until late June or early July.

  1. Sent to the United States missions accredited to the fifteen governments that had been invited by the United States to the preliminary conference.
  2. Not printed.