840.50 Recovery/7–948: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the United States Special Representative in Europe (Harriman), at Paris


2539. For Harriman from Marshall. Department’s telegram 25321 inadvertently dispatched without my seeing. While I agree with views [Page 1093] expressed I have some further comments. Chargé Belgrade had not seen Deptcir June 302 when he spoke with the Yugo official He received it immediately afterward and subsequent message from him (124 to Paris3) indicates that he understands very well position of this Govt concerning western trade with Yugo. We are sure that if further approaches are made Chargé will handle them strictly in accordance with Dept’s June 30 circular. We do not feel that Chargé should take initiative in inviting further discussions along these lines at this moment.

  1. Supra.
  2. Not printed; it contained the text of the conclusions of Policy Planning Staff paper 35, June 30, 1948, p. 1079.
  3. Same as telegram 849, July 7, from Belgrade, p. 1088.