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The Acting Secretary of State to the United States Representative at the United Nations ( Amtin )


143. Brit Emb has confirmed it has clearly understood from discussions with Dept that US opposes election Sov. satellite to Yugo seat. Laskey statement this matter reported urtel 3341 therefore incorrect.

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In view Protitch2 statement (urtel 330)3 that Greece is saying US has agreed support its candidacy, it is particularly important that in your discussions pursuant Deptels 47 and 134 you make clear that Dept has not made a final decision to support Greece.

  1. Dated September 12, p. 81.
  2. Dragoslav Protitch, Principal Director, Department of Security Council Affairs, United Nations Secretariat.
  3. Not printed.