249. Editorial Note
The Eighth and final Plenary Session of the Conference was held from 6:30 to 7:28 p.m. on July 23 at the Palais des Nations. The Directive to the Foreign Ministers (CF/DOC/25, Document 257) was approved and each of the Heads of Government made a closing statement. For texts of these statements, see Geneva Conference, pages 76–82, or Cmd. 9543, pages 25–29. The United States Delegation verbatim record of this session, USDEL/Verb/8, July 23, and the record of decisions, CF/DOC/RD/13, July 23, are in Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 63 D 123, CF 510.