30. Editorial Note

On the morning of November 21, Foreign Minister Figl met with Acting Secretary of State Hoover in Washington to discuss the Hungarian [Page 47] refugee situation. (Telegram 1971 to Vienna, November 24; Department of State, Central Files, 764.00/11–2456) That afternoon, Figl took the matter up again in a meeting with Deputy Assistant Secretary Beam and various representatives of refugee organizations. (Memorandum of conversation, November 21; ibid., 763.00/11–2156) For documentation on the Hungarian refugees and the question of asylum in Austria, see volume XXV, pages 300 ff.

Foreign Minister Figl had arrived in New York on November 10, as head of the Austrian Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly.