Conference files, lot 60 D 627, CF 286

Memorandum of Conversation, by the Adviser to the United States Delegation (Young)




  • Questions Relating to Southeast Asia and Korea


  • Prince Wan, Thailand Delegation
  • Walter S. Robertson, U.S. Delegation
  • Kenneth T. Young, Jr., U.S. Delegation

Prince Wan informed Mr. Robertson that the Government of Thailand had decided to proceed with an appeal to the United Nations regarding aggression in Cambodia and Laos and had instructed its representative in New York to discuss the Thai communication to the United Nations with Ambassador Lodge before filing it. Mr. Robertson expressed his gratification that the Thai Government had taken this action and hoped that it would be carried out as quickly as possible. Prince Wan also informed Mr. Robertson, who agreed, that it would be better to hold off discussion on certain military matters until Ambassador Sarasin had returned to Geneva, which now would be [Page 920] Saturday.1 He explained that Ambassador Sarasin would have the benefit of the views of the Prime Minister.

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  1. May 29.