740.00119 Control (Italy)/1–247: Telegram
The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Smith) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 2—3:20 p.m.]
10. Embtel 3906, October 19, 1 p.m.68 In recent conversation Molotov told British Ambassador69 that Soviet Govt had no objection to abolition of Alcorn Italy and that written communication to this effect would be forthcoming shortly.