396.1 GE/6–2154: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the United States Delegation1


Tosec 461. Proposal reported Secto 4962 is consistent with working methods adopted by conference but as indicated in Tedul 2113 we do not wish participate in work of committees which may take decisions from which it might be awkward for us later to dissociate ourselves.

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Suggest you reiterate to Chauvel that we would not be prepared accept membership in any “ad hoc commissions” which in our view should be constituted only of principals.

  1. Drafted by Sturm of FE/PSA.
  2. Dated June 21, p. 1210.
  3. Dated June 17, p. 1171.