330/6–2550: Telegram

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


1727. From Barbour. Reference circular Deptel June 25.1 I have not yet been able get in touch with responsible Soviet Foreign Office official to transmit message re emergency SC meeting on Korea. Minor employee on duty at Foreign Office has informed me that it is difficult to reach Gromyko2 on Sundays, and I have therefore asked to see Sobolev (head US section)3 and am how awaiting Foreign Office reply to this request.

Department pass USUN;4 repeated info niact [USUN] 36. [Barbour.]

  1. See footnote 1 to telegram 613, June 25, 2 a. m., to Seoul, p. 128.
  2. Audrey Gromyko, Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister.
  3. Arkady Sobolev, Chief of the United States Division, Soviet Foreign Ministry.
  4. A notation on the telegram indicated that it had been passed to the U.S. Mission at the United Nations at 12:30 p. m.