501.AA/4–348: Telegram

The United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin) to the Secretary of State

375. Letters sent today to Gromyko, Parodi, Tsiang and Cadogan by me inviting them to a meeting in my office at a convenient time April 6 or 7 for purpose of consulting on membership applications of Italy and Transjordan. Letter noted that in accordance with GA recommendation of November 17, 1947 it will be appropriate for permanent members to consult with regard to these applications. Have suggested that time be set during our consultation on afternoon of April 5.