790B.00/8–3151: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Embassy in Burma

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213. Re urtels 235 Aug 29 and 245 Aug 31.1 Dept, after careful consideration and in light previous efforts made by us with Taipei to secure removal KMT troops from Burma, and bearing in mind Deptel 182 Aug 22, has decided to make no further efforts to restrain GOB from taking matter UN.

You shld be guided accordingly in your future conversations with FonMin and others.

  1. See footnote 3, p. 291.