357.AB/1–1851: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Gifford) to the Secretary of State

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3992. Fowler (CRO representative UK UN delegate now on consultation London) told us today Mohammed Ali has urged on UK Pakistan viewpoint that SC should now adopt resolution (a) instructing Nimitz carry out duties as plebiscite administrator basic previous SC resolutions and (b) including specific reference offer neutral troops police Kashmir. While all UK views still tentative, FonOffCRO officials apparently ready agree that more positive SC action than [Page 1709]simply that contemplated “eminent jurist” proposal now necessary. Working levels giving close attention merits Pakistan suggestion.

Repeated information Karachi 62, New Delhi 125.

Gifford