751G.00/7–854: Telegram

The Department of State to the Embassy in France1


84. Our willingness make public statement we will respect agreement Indochina predicated assumption Associated States and in particular Viet Nam would agree terms settlement.

We believe Mendes-France should be under no illusion that observance seven points (Deptel 48532) would of itself suffice without agreement Associated States and request you make sure he understands this.

  1. Drafted by Tyler of EUR/WE. Repeated to Geneva as Tosec 525, to Saigon as telegram 84, and to London as telegram 149.
  2. Dated June 28, p. 1256.