The Secretary of State to the United States Mission at the United Nations
4. Dept expects provide full reply questions raised Para 5(a) ur 554 Jun 28 soonest possible. Meanwhile fol present gen views Dept may be helpful.
Action to prevent attack on Formosa and to prevent Natl Govt air and sea operations against mainland taken as immediate security measure to preserve peace in Pacific and without prejudice to pol questions affecting Chi Govt. No change anticipated in relations between US Govt and Chi Govt.
Dept believes Amb Gross expressed this very well in his conversation with Lie (ur 569 June 301) when he pointed out US move respecting Formosa of mil significance only and believes USUN shld continue adhere this explanation.
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