840.811/3–1646: Telegram

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

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572. Deptel 486 Mar 16. UK parallel action on approach to USSR re resumption of navigation on Danube will be delayed. French have requested preliminary conversations looking toward identical tripartite approach on subject. Dept will keep you informed.

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