740.00119 Control (Germany)/9–1046: Telegram

The United States Political Adviser for Germany (Murphy) to the Secretary of State


2119. ACC at thirty-ninth meeting September 10 approved decisions Coordinating Committee re Coal Experts Committee’s report and special minutes (mytel 212012). Koenig requested that continued study to be made of allocations be completed within two or three days and asked that following be agreed: (1) Total amounts of coal in all four zones should be available for all of Germany and for export. (2) The needs of any zone commanders could be examined and checked at any desired moment. US member said he favored screening of all German resources and not only coal. Soviet member observed that planning should be undertaken of coal production in addition to allocation but Clay pointed out that this would be covered in second comprehensive report by Experts Committee.

ACC decided that Allied Secretariat should send copies of following documents to individual Ministers on CFM: Coal Committee’s [Page 791] agreed report, its special minutes, Coordinating Committee recommendations and minutes of present ACC meeting when confirmed.13

Sent Department as 2119; repeated Moscow as 260; London as 317; Paris for Matthews as 274.

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  2. None printed.