795.00/6–2850: Telegram

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


JUNE 28, 1950


1754. Embassy welcomes public announcement re Korea by President noting modifications original statement contained Deptel 541,1 June 27. In our view this firm stand exactly what is necessary to serve notice to Soviets that Communists have gone too far. Needless to say US action will prove tremendous influence all areas threatened by Communist aggression, and effects in Asia should become manifest shortly.

Repeated information London 264, Paris 251, USUN 44, Tokyo 26, Department pass London, Paris, USUN, Tokyo.

  1. Telegram 3124, June 27, 1 a. m., to London, p. 186, was repeated to Moscow as telegram 541.