751G.00/7–2054: Telegram

The United States Delegation to the Department of State


Secto 691. Re Secto 690.1 Following prelude added final agreed text conference declaration:

“Final declaration dated July 20, 1954, of the Geneva Conference on the problem of the restoration of peace in Indochina, in which participated the representatives of Cambodia, the State of Vietnam, the United States of America, France, Laos, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the People’s Republic of China, the United Kingdom, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.”

Remainder paragraph 7 reads:

“In order that the restoration of peace may have made sufficient progress and that there may be present all the necessary conditions to permit the free expression of the national will, general elections will take place in July 1956, under the control of an international commission composed of representatives of the states which are members of the international commission for supervision and control provided for in the accord on the cessation of hostilities. Consultations will take place on this subject between competent representative authorities of the two zones after July 20, 1955.”

Correction translation paragraph 2, “hereafter” should read “thereafter”.