711.9327/10–2546: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Stuart)

953. Satisfactory to include Article 12 of Bermuda Agreement (Paragraph B your 1738 Oct 25).

Reur Paragraph C, no objection us writing original letter and Chinese replying. However, some re-phrasing necessary, particularly first part paragraph quoted your 1622 Oct 9, to indicate Chinese reluctance on these matters. Please give new language.

Reur Paragraph E, no objection including Section 2 Annex Bermuda Agreement on rates. What number will it have in present Annex?

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What was finally decided re Articles 2 (b), 3, 7 and 11 (Depts 732, Sept 9)?

Sent to Nanking; repeated to Shanghai as Deptel 1956.