307. Editorial Note

The Foreign Ministers did not meet on Saturday May 16 or Sunday May 17. Secretary of State Herter took advantage of this hiatus to fly to Rome on May 16 for conversations with Prime Minister Segni and Foreign Minister Pella. During the course of a meeting at the Villa Madama from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Herter briefed the Italian leaders on the first week of the Foreign Ministers Conference and explained the Western Peace Plan in some detail. A memorandum of this conversation, US/MC/24, is in Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 64 D 560, CF 1350.