84. Telegram 464 from Geneva1

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464. From Johnson.

Comments on agreed announcement my telegram 463 follow.

1.
Expect Wang to object “China Mainland” and would be prepared agree to PRC for small bargaining advantage from this concession. Assume Department would prefer “PRC” to “China”.
2.
If Wang appears willing consider substance but objects form I will as concession suggest working gour2 (Clough from our side) combine text information from along lines Department telegram 492 ad referendum.
Gowen
  1. Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.93/8–1555. Secret; Priority; Limit Distribution.
  2. As received, verification upon request. [Footnote is in the original.]