Editorial Note

Document NSC 18/2, February 17, 1949, which was approved by President Truman, set forth a revised policy on economic relations between the United States and Yugoslavia. Telegrams 92, February 25, to Belgrade, repeated to Athens as 256, and 288, March 2, to Athens, repeated to Belgrade as 99, explained the anticipated result of this revised policy on Yugoslav relations with Greece and the Greek guerrillas. Officers of the Department of State also discussed the matter with Greek Ambassador Vassili Dendramis on March 1. The documents identified here are included in volume V, pages 854 ff.