93. Editorial Note

In subsequent discussions among the United States, the United Kingdom, and France it was agreed that the French would give a definite commitment to deposit the instruments of ratification on May 5, that the working group would begin its deliberations at London on April 27, and that a communiqué would be issued stating that the Foreign Ministers of the three Western Powers would meet [Page 145] at Paris beginning May 8 to discuss concrete plans for the holding of a Four-Power Conference with the Soviet Union.

Documentation on these discussions is in Department of State, Central Files 740.5 and 396.1. For text of the communiqué, issued on April 25, see Department of State Bulletin, May 9, 1955, page 759. Documentation on the deliberations of the working group is presented on the following pages.