740.00119 FEAC/1–3146: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)


1084. Dept has informed Soviet Embassy here that as members of Far Eastern Commission now in Japan are expected to return about Feb 12 it should be possible to have first meeting of Commission in Washington shortly thereafter, and has asked Embassy to inform Dept when Soviet representative on Commission may be expected to arrive in Washington.66

Convey above informally to Gromyko67 in your discretion.

Sent to London; repeated to Moscow.68

  1. The Soviet Chargé (Novikov) replied on February 7, 1946, that the Soviet representative to the Far Eastern Commission would be present on February 20 (740.00119.FEAC/2–746).
  2. Ambassador Gromyko was attending the first session of the United Nations General Assembly in London as a member of the Soviet delegation.
  3. As No. 189.