740.00119 Control (Korea)/10–2346: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Political Adviser in Korea (Langdon)

142. Cable from Kim Sung Soo63 to ActSec asks for true facts concerning press report that secret agreement made at Potsdam provided [Page 750] for partition of Korea. Advise him sole agreement at Potsdam which concerned Korea was provision in published declaration that “the terms of the Cairo declaration shall be carried out.”

  1. Telegram from Seoul, October 21, received October 23, not printed. It was signed as from “Chairman the Democratic Party of Korea”.