887.00 TA/1–2651: Telegram

The Chargé in Lebanon (Bruins) to the Department of State 1


517. ReDeptel 501 Jan 24.2 Dept continues believe early signature FCN Treaty and Point Four General Agreement wld be excellent practicable means strengthening US-Leb relations. Point Four Program for Leb can be implemented only after Leb signs General Agreement.

Suggest you discussing foregoing with Leb Govt.

  1. Drafted by Harlan B. Clark, Officer in Charge of Lebanon–Syria–Iraq Affairs.
  2. Not printed; it treated the subject of Communist aggression in Korea. (693.95/1–1851)