394.31/3–250: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the United States Delegation to the Fourth Session of the Contracting Parties to GATT, at Geneva


Tagg 26. Fund now considering problem South African restrictions. US position in Fund is indicated in Tagg 21.1

As for position in GATT, USDel shld seek defer consideration matter in GATT pending completion consideration and decision on question in Fund. Further instrs will fol soon as decision reached in Fund. If discussion cannot be averted prior Fund decision, USDel shld take line indicated in Tagg 21.

  1. March 2, not printed. It informed the delegation of the February 28 NAC decision (Alternative A).