393.1115/10–2448: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Stuart)3

1485. Emb retains discretion and power re issuance public warning Embtel 1985. Dept does not dissent from delay authorized but points out that responsibility and onus must remain with Emb. Dept cautions Emb against binding its hands in any way by making such issuance dependent upon notification or advice of foreign officials. Matter contained penultimate para being referred Paris for information Secretary.

  1. Repeated in telegram No. Telmar 98 for the Secretary of State in Paris.