893–50 Recovery/6–2548: Telegram

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

1149. In light Cleveland–Gilpatric telephone conversation and discussion with ECA Mission here June 25, Embassy has agreed best wording article IV, paragraph 4 is first sentence recommended for paragraph 4 in Toeca 31 of June 11 and so presented in aide-mémoire today. Embassy likewise now supports ECA strong desire leave article VII, paragraph 5, unchanged, and accordingly has not submitted NAC suggestion paragraph 5 to Foreign Office. Lapham will telegraph ECA from Shanghai detailed supporting views.

Sent Department 1149, repeated Shanghai 525.