Principal aspects of relations of the United States with Ethiopia; the question of providing United States military equipment to Ethiopia; interest of the United States in the former Italian colony of Eritrea 1

1. For previous documentation on this subject, see Foreign Relations, 1950, vol. v, pp. 1691 ff.

[698] Policy Statement Prepared in the Department of State


[701] Memorandum by the Under Secretary of State (Webb) to the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (Lay)

S/PNSC Files: Lot 61 D 167: “Italian Colonies”

[702] Memorandum of Conversations, by Alfred Wellons of the Office of African Affairs

McGhee Files: Lot 53 D 468: “Eritrea through Ethiopia”

[703] Memorandum by the Secretary of State to the President