Continuing Non-Recognition of Albania; Resumption of Diplomatic Relations with Bulgaria
Source: Department of State, PPS Files: Lot 67 D 548, Europe (East). Confidential. This draft paper was apparently discussed at the Policy Planning Staff meeting on May 25; see footnote 1 below and Part 1, Document 1, footnote 1. Discussion at the August 25, 1957, Policy Planning Staff meeting focused on how the views and recommendations of the Policy Planning Staff on long-range foreign policy could best be presented. It was decided that a series of fairly brief, cleared staff papers should be prepared on major fields of policy for wider distribution. This is presumably one of those papers. A copy of the minutes of the August 25 meeting is in Department of State, PPS Files: Lot 70 D 190, Minutes of Meetings.
Source: Eisenhower Library, Whitman File, International File. Secret. The source text bears the President’s initials. A copy of this memorandum in Department of State files indicates that it was drafted by Thomas F. Hoctor of the Office of Eastern European Affairs, and initialed by Leverich, Kohler, Hoctor, and Robert M. McKisson, Officer in Charge of Balkan Affairs. (Department of State, Central Files, 611.67/8–3058)
Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.69/3–3159. Confidential. Drafted by Hoctor; initialed by Leverich, Hoctor, and Kohler; cleared by L, ARA, FE, NEA, and AF; and approved by Kohler.
Source: Department of State, PPS Files: Lot 67 D 548, Albania. Confidential. According to a handwritten note on the source text, this paper was discussed at the Policy Planning Staff meeting on June 23. The minutes of the meeting read as follows: “After considerable discussion it was agreed that more information should be received before taking a position on the alternatives set forth in the memorandum. This information will come from replies to be received from telegrams sent to Rome and Belgrade.” A copy of the minutes is in Department of State, PPS Files: Lot 70 D 190, Minutes of Meetings.
Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.69/3–1460. Official Use Only; Priority.
Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.69/4–760. Secret.
Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 64 D199. Official Use Only. Drafted by Moncrieff J. Spear and approved by McKisson and in U by Robert C. Brewster, Dillon’s Special Assistant, on April 11.
Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.69/9–2660. Confidential. Drafted and initialed by Spear and initialed by Kohler and Vedeler.