750G.00/8–850: Telegram

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union ( Kirk ) to the Secretary of State


349. British and French Embassies here having been instructed in same sense as Deptel 79, July 27,1 we have, on basis reasoning set forth Embtel 200, July 24,2 jointly agreed to make no acknowledgment, written or oral, of Soviet note on Trieste of June 20.

Department pass London, Paris, Vienna, Belgrade, Rome, Trieste, USUN, Frankfort. Sent Department 349, repeated info London 87, Paris 78, Vienna 10, Belgrade 12, Rome 15, Trieste 4, USUN 39, Frankfort for Reber 48.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Not printed; in it the Secretary of State suggested that the Embassy in the Soviet Union should await the receipt by the British and French Embassies of similar instructions before proceeding with the oral acknowledgment of the second Soviet note. The Missions at Rome, Belgrade, and Vienna were authorized to inform their respective foreign offices of U.S. views regarding the second Soviet note on Trieste. (750G.00/7–2450)