871.00/3–1347: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Representative in Rumania ( Berry )

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179. Please inform Maniu (urtel 219 Mar 13) that while US Govt does not condone dictatorial minority rule of Groza Govt contrary to democratic principles to which US firmly adheres, US Govt cannot support or advocate attempt violent overthrow with probable attendant consequences for Rum people.

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