893.00/10–2748: Telegram

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

2018. Our military advisers feel that withdrawal Communist columns from attack Hulutao back toward Mukden countering Nationalists’ move to Yingkow may prolong period security Peiping–Tientsin area. (Embtel 1985, October 24, repeated Peiping 194, Tientsin 177.) Accordingly, we plan continue withhold warning for time being.

Sent Department, repeated Peiping 198, Tientsin 184.