740.00119 Control (Italy)/11–2046: Telegram

The Deputy United States Political Adviser ( Byington ) to the Secretary of State


822. Remy 638 July 8, 5 p.m.66 Please see F–73294 November 19 from ComGenMed to War Dept. stating that British Foreign Office does not intend to persuade Italians to bring British Italian draft military and civil affairs agreement into force and that ComGenMed recommends no further approach be made to Italian Government in connection existing US draft military and civil affairs agreement and subsidiary financial agreements at this time. ComGenMed states that he is preparing what this HQ regards as essential features of a post-peace treaty US/Italian agreement to cover needs of US forces in Italy for 90-day period.

  1. Not printed; it reported that the military authorities had asked about the status of the draft of the new financial agreement (740.00119 Control (Italy)/7–846).