893.00/12–1148: Telegram

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

1812. Urtel 2501 Dec 11. In conversations with Madame Chiang both President and Secretary have expressed sympathy with Chinese difficulties but have not given any indication of any change in US position and have made no commitments beyond implementation present China Aid Program.

For your info neither Amb Koo nor any other Chi official was present during Madame’s conversation with President.