740.00119 Council/4–847: Telegram

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Smith) to the Acting Secretary of State

1251. Delsec 1401 for Acheson from Marshall. Cable following27 will give you Molotov’s note on China, dated April 1, and received by delegation April 5. Soviets released to Russian press on 7 April and our press here had copy of translation. We consider it neither necessary nor desirable to make reply. Your views requested. [Marshall.]

  1. Telegram 1250 (Delsec 1402), April 8, 6 p.m., not printed.