No. 820
Editorial Note

While attending Ninth Session of the North Atlantic Council in Lisbon, February 20–25, Secretary Acheson, Norwegian Foreign Minister Lange, and Danish Foreign Minister Kraft held a conversation in which a consensus was reached that the permanent stationing of foreign troops on Norwegian and Danish soil in fulfillment of SHAPE plans would be politically impossible at that time. [Page 1760] For the text of a memorandum recording this conversation, dated February 21, see volume V, Part 1, page 126.