310/9–1250: Telegram

The United States Representative at the United Nations (Austin) to the Secretary of State

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508. Jebb told Gross he invited Malik to lunch today to discuss SYG problem. Jebb said he “explained technical aspects of question to Malik.” Latter was non-committal, saying it was a matter he would have to discuss with Vishinsky1 when latter arrives. Malik expressed no tentative views himself. Jebb anxious it be kept secret he had invited Malik to lunch.

  1. Andrei Y. Vyshinsky, Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of the Delegation of the Soviet Union to the fifth session of the General Assembly.