396.1 GE/6–2954: Telegram

The United States Delegation to the Department of State


Secto 541. Repeated information Paris 517, London 332, Saigon 224, Moscow 149. Roux reports that at Kuznetsov dinner for Chauvel last night, Russians appeared anxious be “helpful” on control problems, [Page 1260] but no concrete suggestions or discussion developed. He said Russians appear genuinely puzzled by attitude US and USDel here, stating they not know what US wanted. (Roux said this was good thing.)

French gained impression while Soviet insistent on inclusion Poland or Czechoslovakia and India under 3-nation composition, would be willing substitute for Indonesia non-Asian country more “neutral” on France’s side.