320/11–2151: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Acting Secretary of State


Delga 297. Subj Yugo item. Fol is Yugo draft res reflecting comments given to Bebler by Ordonneau (Fr),1 Jebb (UK),2 and Cooper with USDel staff. Yugos will table res next Saturday or Monday: “The General Assembly.

“Having considered the complaint submitted to it by the del of the FPR of Yugo concerning the activities of the Govt of Hungary, Bulgaria, Rumania, and Albania, as well as the Govts of Czecho and Poland, against Yugo;

“Viewing with serious concern the evidence of tension presented in connection with that complaint;

“Mindful of the purpose of the United Nations” to develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self determination of peoples, and to take other appropriate measures to strengthen international peace;

“Mindful of the authority of the Gen Assembly to recommend measures for the peaceful adjustment of any situation, regardless of origin, which it deems likely to impair the general welfare or friendly relations among nations;

“Takes note of the declaration of the Yugo del that the Govt of Yugo for its part is ready to do all that is necessary for the carrying out of the recommendations of the present resolution;

“Recommends to the govts concerned that they (1) conduct their relations and settle their disputes in accordance with the spirit of the UN charter; (2) conform in their diplomatic intercourse with the rules and practices which are customary in international relations; (3) settle frontier disputes by means of mixed frontier commissions or other peaceful means of their own choice; (4) refrain from “engaging in any form of propaganda which is either designed or likely to provoke or encourage any threat to the peace, breach of the peace or act of aggression”.

French and UK dels objected somewhat to bracketed [numbered?] para 4 and Bebler said he wld see whether Kardelj agrees drop it.

Sent Dept Delga 297, rptd info Belgrade 83.

  1. Pierre Ordonneau of the French Delegation’s Advisory Staff.
  2. Sir H. M. Gladwyn Jebb, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations.