110.11 DU/6–1254: Telegram
The United States Delegation to the Department of State
Geneva , June 12, 1954—4 p.m.
Dulte 175. Repeated information Paris 423. Gromyko told me yesterday Communists could not accept Colombo Powers for Indochinese Supervisory Commission. He asked what was “minimum” US position. I reaffirmed that US could not accept “50–50” composition, that Laos and Cambodia must be treated separately, and that we could not associate ourselves with any form of capitulation on principle in Indochina.