690.419/6–2149: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Douglas) to the Secretary of State

2390. For Gay,43 CP, and Bell,44 OIT, from Martin and McIntyre. First session with British today resulted satisfactory exploration problems involved application export controls China.

Session tomorrow considering detailof commodity and country coverage. We require soonest Washington suggestions selected list key 1B items essential for prompt UK control.

  1. Merrill C. Gay, Assistant Chief of the Division of Commercial Policy.
  2. George L. Bell, Associate Director of the Office of International Trade, Department of Commerce.